Watch as James Maddison stops to take selfie with pitch invader mid-game throughout Leicester’s win over Man Metropolis
LEICESTER CITY’S James Maddison took a break from the motion in Saturday’s Group Defend conflict to take a selfie with a fan who managed to get on to the Wembley pitch.
The 24-year-old performed 71 minutes within the recreation because the FA Cup winners beat Premier League champions Manchester Metropolis 1-0 because of a late Kelechi Iheanacho objective.
Maddison returns the favour at full time and smiles for an image in entrance of the Leicester followers at WembleyCredit: Getty
However simply earlier than the hour mark a Foxes fan noticed his probability to snap a selfie with the Leicester star.
As Maddison trotted in the direction of the nook flag to take a set-piece, a fan managed to interrupt previous safety and onto the pitch to seize an image with the one-cap England man.
And Maddison was more than pleased for the image to happen, stopping in his tracks to smile for the digital camera earlier than the fan was wheeled away by Wembley safety.
The incident occurred simply earlier than the hour mark, with the rating nonetheless 0-0 at Wembley.
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There have been issues in current weeks concerning the safety on the stadium after followers pressured their manner inside earlier than the Euro 2020 remaining between England and Italy, and this incident solely provides to these fears.
Maddison has been broadly linked with a transfer to Arsenal this summer season, as Mikel Arteta seeks a playmaker like Maddison as a long-term substitute for Mesut Ozil.
However ITV pundit Roy Keane has warned Maddison towards the transfer, warning the previous Norwich man towards a swap to a aspect who completed beneath Leicester within the Premier League final season.
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Talking on ITV forward of the Group Defend between Leicester and Manchester Metropolis, he mentioned: “Perhaps he would possibly simply fancy a little bit of change, possibly simply fancy a little bit of London? I don’t know.
“It’s a tough one, [Jamie] Vardy had a chance to go to Arsenal, he turned it down.
“He acquired large cash, turned it down, he acquired large cash at Leicester, let’s not child ourselves. However Leicester, the group of gamers they’ve, they’ve [also] acquired a brand new coaching floor.
“If he’s leaving Leicester, I don’t suppose Arsenal is the precise possibility. If I used to be him I’d sit tight.”
It is believed that the Foxes are holding out for round £60million for his or her star man, and with three years left on his contract they’re in a really robust bargaining place.
Soccer London declare that homegrown skills Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Joe Willock, Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah might all be on the desk in a player-plus-cash swap deal, however the Foxes aren’t regarded as concerned about a swap deal and would like a lump sum.
However for now Maddison is a Leicester participant and he can be hoping so as to add to the eight targets he scored and 7 assists he supplied within the 2020/21 Premier League season, as he seems to assist Leicester into the highest 4 spots after the Foxes agonisingly missed out on Champions League soccer within the final two seasons.
Maddison in motion at Wembley yesterdayCredit: Getty
James Maddison provides the Group Defend medal to his assortment after successful the FA Cup with the Foxes final yearCredit: PA