Leicester City set to offer Harvey Barnes a new contract

Leicester City are set to reward Harvey Barnes with a fresh contract following his sublime display in the emphatic win over Manchester City.

Sources close to Premier League Central suggest that the young star has been highlighted as key for future success and will be handed a contract extension, with a potential expiry date of the terms ending in 2025.

He signed a new deal just last year but his energetic displays for the Foxes have prompted the Leicester hierarchy to offer him an extra year on a more lucrative deal in a bid to ensure he stays at the club.

Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez (left) and Leicester City’s Harvey Barnes battle for the ball during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. PA Photo. Picture date: Sunday September 27, 2020. See PA story SOCCER Man City. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY LAURENCE/GRIFFITHS/NMC POOL/ PA WIRE.

Barnes has been terrific so far this season, scoring and assisting against Burnley in the second game of the season.

The only thing missing from his game right now is a consistent end product to add to his industrious and dynamic style.

Barnes has proven to be a key player for Leicester in James Maddison’s absence. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY LEICESTER CITY.

As soon as he starts scoring and assisting more, the bigger sides in the country will start to pay attention.

It’s Leicester’s intention to take action before this happens by starting negotiations with Barnes following the international break.

Michael Mongie
Football Central Media Group founder, owner and editor.
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