Report: Rodgers desperate to bring Hull's £15m Jarrod Bowen to Leicester

Leicester City Manager Brendan Rodgers during the Leicester City press conference at King Power Stadium on March 01, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom.

Jarrod Bowen has scored 20 goals for Championship outfit Hull City with Leicester City reportedly keen.

Jarrod Bowen of Hull City celebrates scoring a goal during the Sky Bet Championship match against Millwall at KCOM Stadium on February 26, 2019 in Hull, England.

Brendan Rodgers is hoping to bring Hull City starlet Jarrod Bowen to Leicester City this summer, according to the Sun (16 April, page 59).

The 22-year-old exploded onto the scene in 2017/18 with 15 goals for the Tigers but he has taken his game to a whole new level this season.

In all competitions, Bowen has hit the back of the net on 20 occasions, his form earning him a place in the Championship Team of the Season although Hull look set to miss out on the play-offs.

 

As such, the Tigers are at risk of losing their prized asset in the summer with Premier League trio Leicester, Everton and Tottenham all interested in the former Hereford United youngster.

The Sun claims that Rodgers has been keeping a close eye on Bowen ever since taking over at Leicester two months ago and believes he could be the perfect partner for the evergreen Jamie Vardy in attack.

Jamie Vardy of Leicester City reaction after missing from penalty spot during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2019...

A skilful and intelligent forward, Bowen could certainly thrive playing in a roving number ten role with Vardy making those trademark runs in behind to stretch opposition defences.

The Sun believes that Bowen will cost £15 million.

Jarrod Bowen of Hull City applauds the crowd during the Sky Bet Championship match between Hull City and Millwall at the KCOM Stadium on February 26, 2019 in Hull, England.

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