Report: Jamie Vardy pushing for improved Leicester deal months after signing last one

Jamie Vardy

Vardy has scored 24 goals for Leicester City in their title-winning campaign.

Leicester City star Jamie Vardy is after a new contract following the club's title win, just months after signing a new £70,000 per week deal to keep him at the King Power Stadium, according to a report in The Times.

Vardy was one of the instrumental players in the Foxes' incredible season which saw them become Champions for the first time in their history, but he is allegedly hopeful of a new improved deal having scored 24 Premier League goals this campaign.

The wages he currently commands is significantly less than some of the other players in his bracket in the league and the report says that Leicester are under some pressure to reward the squad with pay rises after their success this season.

Vardy has also stated he is happy at Leicester, and pushing for an improved deal does seem to solidify that stance if nothing else - a clear indication that he wants to stay at the club even if they do have to provide him with a bigger pay cheque.

Following on from a season where the stock of many Leicester players will have risen significantly, combined with a new bumper television deal coming into the league next season, as well as protecting the players as assets, it is no surprise that the likes of Vardy - along with other players in the squad - are perhaps expecting a little more.

The report also talks about the club fearing approaches for the likes of N'Golo Kante and Riyad Mahrez but it will be interesting to see just how many of this title-winning side will stick around the club beyond the summer, and the kind of deals they will be offered to keep them at the King Power Stadium for the immediate future at least. 

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