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Arsenal have suffered a massive blow in signing Leicester City’s striker Jamie Vardy despite offering him a huge lucrative wage to make the switch to the Emirates stadium this summer.
Vardy guided the Foxes to win their first Premier League title last season put pen to paper to extend his stay at the King Power stadium.
LCFC.com broke the news this morning with a brief statement:
“Leicester City have today (Thursday) agreed with the representatives of Jamie Vardy to extend the England international’s contract with the Premier League champions for a further four years. Both parties hope that this announcement will end recent speculation regarding Jamie’s future and confirm his long term commitment to Leicester City Football Club.”
The 29-year-old weekly wage has been upped to £100,000 compared to the £120,000 a week Arsenal were believed to be offering him.
Truly, the England striker has emotional attachment with the club as he signs a four-year contract.