Leicester should make a loan move for Real Madrid youngster Martin Odegaard

Martin Odegaard

Real Madrid's Martin Odegaard would be a fantastic signing for Leicester City and would gain vital first-team experience in the process.

Martin OdegaardMartin Odegaard is one of football's hottest prospects

Leicester City's new found status as Premier League champions will make next season even more challenging for them, as every other side in the league will re-double their efforts in an attempt to claim their scalp.

The Foxes were imperious last term as they romped their way to the title, ending up 10 points clear of second-placed Arsenal.

It is imperative that Claudio Ranieri strengthens his squad over the summer, to make sure they have a group that enables the Italian to bring variation to his tactics and style of play.

Martin OdegaardOdegaard would benefit from Leicester's style of play

The ideal signing for the East Midlands club would be a temporary move for Real Madrid's Norwegian whizkid Martin Odegaard.

The 17-year-old superstar-in-the-making signed for the Spanish giants in January 2015, but has made just one appearance for the first-team to date.

He has made 45 appearances for Madrid's second team as well, but now is the time in his career where he will benefit greatly from a higher level of involvement in a senior squad setup.

Martin OdegaardOdegaard has frightening ability, and would be a fantastic acquisition for the Foxes

What club would be better for the youngster's development than the champions of the Premier League - Leicester City? With the amiable Italian in charge, and his affable nature lending itself to boosting player's confidence and ego, the King Power Stadium would be the ideal place for Odegaard to develop and improve.

He would fit seamlessly into the Leicester side, with his ability to play anywhere across the front-line, while being equally as comfortable in a deeper role.

The Foxes are a side who like to get the ball forward quickly when they attack, which would play right into Odegaard's hands. He has an impeccable first touch, and his intelligent movement enables him to find space in the tightest of areas. This would make him a great outlet for the Leicester defence when they are under the cosh.

He would also be part of a team who are defending their title, something he will have to become accustomed to quickly if he is to succeed at a club the size of Real Madrid.

Whether or not Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane will be willing to let Odegaard leave for the season is another matter, but the Leicester hierarchy should do everything in their power to make it happen.

The move would greatly benefit the Foxes, Madrid and the young Norwegian himself.

Leicester City manager Claudio RanieriWould Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri entertain a move for the young Norwegian

 

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