James Justin comments after £5m Aston Villa and Leicester City links

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

Championship duo Aston Villa and Stoke City are reportedly rivalling Premier League Leicester City to sign Luton Town left-back James Justin.

James Justin of Luton Town in actioin actionduring the Sky Bet League One match between Luton Town and Oxford United at Kenilworth Road on May 04, 2019 in Luton, United Kingdom.

James Justin has indicated that he has no plans to leave Luton Town this summer, telling Hatters News that he is loving life at the Championship newcomers.

The Mail reported on Wednesday that Aston Villa and Leicester City are keen to sign the 21-year-old left-back, who is valued at £5 million with just 12 months remaining on his contract at Kenilworth Road.

Stoke City are also reported to be keen with former Luton boss Nathan Jones currently in charge at the Bet365 Stadium.

 

But after producing nine assists as Luton stormed to the League One title in May, Justin has given little indication that he is planning to leave the club over the next few months.

“We’ll see what happens. As long as the club keeps its core of players, who know what we can do next year,” Justin said.

“When you play in the system that we play in, the way we try and play every week, ball on the floor and just passing the ball about and creating chances, who wouldn’t want to be in a team like that?”

Blackpool's Armand Gnanduillet chases down Luton Town's James Justin during the Sky Bet League One match between Luton Town and Blackpool at Kenilworth Road on April 6, 2019 in Luton,...

Justin, who’s stand out performances at left-back saw him named in the official League One Player of the Year, might be better off proving himself in the Championship and honing his trade further before making the move away from Luton.

If he impresses, there will be no shortage of interest in a player who will be available for free in 2020.

Luke Berry and James Justin of Luton Town applaud fans after the Carabao Cup First Round match between West Bromwich Albion and Luton Town at The Hawthorns on August 14, 2018 in West...

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