Report: Leicester could make £15m bid for Hull star Jarrod Bowen

Brendan Rodgers, Manager of Leicester City celebrates victory after the Premier League match between Leicester City and AFC Bournemouth at The King Power Stadium on March 30, 2019 in...

Jarrod Bowen's 22 Championship goals have reportedly caught the eye of Brendan Rodgers, manager of Premier League outfit Leicester City.

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.

Leicester City could be about to make a £15 million bid for Hull City forward Jarrod Bowen, according to the Mail.

The highly-rated forward enjoyed a superb breakthrough season with the Tigers in 2018/19, scoring 22 Championship goals to finish sixth in the Golden Boot standings.

 

But with Hull missing out on the play-offs, and therefore a return to the top flight, Bowen’s future has come into question with a number of Premier League clubs keeping tabs.

One of those is Leicester City. The Sun (16 April, page 59) reported that Brendan Rodgers was ‘desperate’ to bring Bowen to the King Power Stadium as he looks to ease the goal-scoring burden on Jamie Vardy.

August 5th 2017, Villa Park, Aston, Birmingham England; Sky Bet Championship; Aston Villa versus Hull City; Jarrod Bowen of Hull City gets away from Neil Taylor of Aston Villa

And it seems the Foxes are set to back their new manager by putting plans together for a £15 million bid, according to the Mail.

It remains to be seen whether that will be enough to convince Hull to part with their prized asset. Nigel Adkins’s side turned down a £12 million offer from Cardiff City in the January transfer window.

Bowen is renowned for his ability to cut in from the wing and fire shots at goal, earning comparisons with the likes of Mo Salah and Arjen Robben.

Jarrod Bowen of Hull City celebrates scoring a goal at the KCOM Stadium on March 02, 2019 in Hull, England.

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