Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans and Liverpool target is ‘keeping his options open’ amidst strong interest. 

The Foxes are hoping to tie down the Belgian midfielder to a new contract at the King Power Stadium as the Reds and Manchester United circle. 

Despite being under contract until 2023 in the Midlands, the 24-year-old has been subject to intense speculation over where his future may lie. 

Speaking to Sky Sports News, as cited by Football Daily on Twitter, Tielemans was non-committal over the next step. 

The 44-times capped Belgium international admitted: “I want to keep as many options as I can open.”

Last season, Tielemans scored six and provided four assists whilst appearing in every Premier League game before netting a stunning FA Cup final winner against Chelsea. 

Described as a ‘top-class player’ by Pep Guardiola, the attack-minded midfielder has already found the net once this term. 

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Valued at £49.5million (Transfermarkt), the fee to sign Tielemans could begin to lessen as the contract end approaches ever nearer. 

Previously mooted at around £64million to prize the Belgian away, next summer that fee could fall into a far more affordable bracket. 

Full of quality and already a proven elite performer at the top level, Reds’ boss Jurgen Klopp would no doubt jump at the chance to add Tielemans to the squad. 

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