According to highly rated and very reliable BBC journalist David Orstein, Jamie Vardy has left both Arsenal and Leicester City guessing what his decision will be. The 29-year-old striker was expected to make known his decision on whether he will join Arsenal or remain at Leicester City before flying out to France with England earlier today but chose to buy more time.
David Orstein claims Vardy is yet to make a decision on whether he will accept Arsenal’s offer of a four years contract worth 120,000 a week or choose to stay at Leicester City who have also made him a counter offer in an attempt to convince him to stay at Liberty stadium.
Arsenal are believed to have offered to pay Vardy’s full release clause which is put at 20 million. He is currently Leicester City’s best paid player and realistically, it is unlikely Leicester City will be matching Arsenal’s 120,000 a week offer as it would mean they will have to significantly increase the pay of the other players in their payroll which they may not be able to afford.