Leicester City chief confident Vardy will reject Arsenal transfer

Jamie Vardy celebrates after scoring the third goal for Leicester City

Arsenal made a move for the Leicester City striker before Euro 2016.

Jamie Vardy celebrates after scoring the third goal for Leicester CityJamie Vardy celebrates after scoring the third goal for Leicester City

Leicester City chief Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha has told the Daily Mail he is confident Jamie Vardy will turn down Arsenal and stay with the Premier League champions.

Arsenal made a move for the Leicester City star before the start of Euro 2016, activating a £20 million release clause in his contract.

Leicester City manager Claudio RanieriLeicester City manager Claudio Ranieri

In an attempt to fight off the Gunners, Claudio Ranieri’s side offered him a brand new deal that would see his wages rise to £100,000 per week at the Kingpower Stadium.

Both clubs will both have to wait for his decision though as he has decided to wait until the end of Euro 2016 before deciding on his future.

Leicester chief Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha however, has said he is confident their star man will stay at the Premier League champions.

“You will see the news very soon, but I think he will stay,” he told the Daily Mail.

“I think, so let’s see. We need to build the team. We keep continuing to believe that we can do something special in the Premier League and the Champions League.”

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy wins the Barclays Player Of The Season AwardLeicester City's Jamie Vardy wins the Barclays Player Of The Season Award

It would certainly be unsurprising should Vardy decide to turn down Arsenal and stay with Leicester City this summer.

He has enjoyed great success with the Foxes so far, playing a key role in their title success and could be tempted by the chance to play for them in the Champions League next season.

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri, Wes Morgan, Danny Simpson, Kasper Schmeichel, Riyad Mahrez, Andy King, Christian Fuchs, Danny Drinkwater, Leonardo Ulloa, Robert Huth and Jamie Vardy with the trophy on the bus during the paradeLeicester City manager Claudio Ranieri, Wes Morgan, Danny Simpson, Kasper Schmeichel, Riyad Mahrez, Andy King, Christian Fuchs, Danny Drinkwater, Leonardo Ulloa, Robert Huth and Jamie Vardy with the trophy on the bus during the parade

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