Gary Neville praises reported Tottenham Hotspur target James Maddison

Ex former player of Manchester United Gary Neville before the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Manchester United and FC Barcelona at Old Trafford on April 10,...

Gary Neville suggests how reported Tottenham Hotspur target and Leicester City star James Maddison and Chelsea ace Eden Hazard are similar.

James Maddison of Leicester City runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Newcastle United at The King Power Stadium on April 12, 2019 in Leicester,...

James Maddison is having a wonderful season for Leicester City following his move from Norwich City in the summer of 2018, and there is no surprise that Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with the 22-year-old.

Leicester secured the services of the attacking midfielder from Norwich for a transfer fee reported by The Leicester Mercury to be worth £24 million.

 

The England Under-21 international has made 31 starts and one substitute appearance in the Premier League for the Foxes so far this season, scoring seven goals and providing six assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

According to The Times, Tottenham are interested in signing Maddison from Premier League rivals Leicester in the summer transfer window.

It has been reported that Spurs are looking at the youngster as a potential replacement for Denmark international attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen.

James Maddison of Leicester City applauds fans during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Newcastle United at The King Power Stadium on April 12, 2019 in Leicester, United...

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has been impressed with Maddison, and he has made a comparison between the youngster and Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard - who is one of the best players in the Premier League - outlining how the two players are similar in the way they play their football.

Neville said about Maddison on Sky Sports Premier League on Friday evening (7:38pm, April 12, 2019): “I mentioned Eden Hazard the other night. They play football like it should be played as a kid where it’s just really enjoyable. He is having an amazing first season.”

Eden Hazard of Chelsea victory during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC at Anfield on April 14, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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