Ajdarevic open to Foxes stay

27 April 2009 01:19
Astrit Ajdarevic admits he could stay at Leicester City, but revealed he is wanted by a Premier League club.[LNB] The Swedish teenager is on loan at the Walkers Stadium from Liverpool and has made four substitute appearances for the League One champions.[LNB]Leicester boss Nigel Pearson is keen to have the midfielder in his squad next season and Ajdarevic is open to staying with the Foxes.[LNB]However, Ajdarevic also confirmed that there has been interest from a team in the top flight as he weighs up leaving Anfield again.[LNB]"There is a chance for that (staying at Leicester) and the clubs are in negotiations," Ajdarevic told Fotbollskanalen. "Leicester are negotiating with both Liverpool and my agent.[LNB]"It is Leicester and another club that have shown concrete interest. The other club is not a big club, like Liverpool or Manchester United, but it is a Premier League club."[LNB]Helping handThough Ajdarevic has yet to start a game for Leicester, the 19-year-old has enjoyed his time with Pearson's side.[LNB]He added: "It was hard to get into the team since they were on top of the division and everything was moving smoothly.[LNB]"I was more of a helping hand, but I have gained their trust and been able to play in big games for the club.[LNB]"It feels a lot better now than before as I have been able to play for the first team.[LNB]"He (Pearson) is pleased and has said that he wants me next season in the Championship and then you can just take him for his word, if I end up staying."[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports