Rodgers dilemma: Is Callum Wilson worth twice as much as Rangers' striker Alfredo Morelos?

Leicester City's Northern Irish manager Brendan Rodgers (C) on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Watford and Leicester City at Vicarage Road Stadium in...

Leicester have been linked to Bournemouth and Rangers strikers.

Leicester City's Northern Irish manager Brendan Rodgers (C) on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Watford and Leicester City at Vicarage Road Stadium in...

Brendan Rodgers has taken over as Leicester City boss and attention is already turning to his summer transfer targets.

A striker appears high on Leicester's agenda, with two names linked.

The Sun report Leicester want Bournemouth's Callum Wilson, who is priced at around £40 million.

Sky Sports report Leicester are targeting Rangers' striker Alfredo Morelos, valued at around £20 million.

 

Both players will be in Leicester's price range, but Brendan Rodgers must work out who would be the better signing, against their respective values.

In the short term, Wilson is the better player.

He is an England international, and has experience of the Premier League.

Callum Wilson of AFC Boucrnemouth celebrates after scoring his sides second goal as Jermain Defoe of AFC Bournemouth comes to celebrate with him during the Premier League match between...

On the downside, Wilson is 27, has one serious knee injury behind him already, and this year's tally of 10 goals is his highest ever in the top flight.

Leicester know what they would get with Wilson, but does Morelos have a higher upside?

The Colombian is only 22, and is scoring for fun in Scotland as he did previously in Finland.

Until he does it at a higher level there will be questions, but somebody will take a chance. Why not Leicester, at half the price of Wilson?

If Leicester did pay up for the proven commodity in Wilson, it's understandable, but Morelos is a tempting option.

Alfredo Morelos of Rangers celebrates with Borna Barisic and Ryan Jack after scores the opening goal during the Scottish Cup 5th Round Replay between Rangers and Kilmarnock at Ibrox...

Who would you rather Leicester sign? Callum Wilson or Alfredo Morelos? 

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