Leicester City Youngster Confirms Discussions for a New Deal at the King Power Are Underway

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Leicester winger Demarai Gray has confirmed that contract talks with the Foxes are underway - admitting that despite the lack of game time he has managed since his arrival into the King Power Stadium, he's 'happy' at Leicester.

Having rejected bids from Bournemouth and Crystal Palace in the summer, the West Midlands side have maintained their determination to keep Gray at the club, and after two months of reported contract discussions, it seems that a new deal may finally be on its way for the 21-year-old:


"We obviously wanted to see who the new manager was… but I'm happy playing football here and let my representatives deal with that side of it. When they give me the phone call we'll get it sorted." Gray told Sky Sports.

"It's for my representative and the backroom staff to deal with. All I can do is what I've done [against Everton] and when it comes to getting sorted out we'll get to it."


The wide-man has definitely struggled for minutes at the club - starting only 12 games since the beginning of last season. However, the youngster looks prepared to kick on and try and impress new boss Claude Puel:

"I've always said I'm ready to play and I've waited a long time," he added.

"Hopefully now this can be a start of a run of games for me. It's what I need, to get some confidence and momentum myself and most importantly develop as a player.

"As long as I'm working hard I'm sure I can get that under the boss. It's good for me and Ben [Chilwell] there's faith in the younger players. It's good to have that type of manager behind us. I'm feeling good."