Leicester have had a bid of about £20m for Norwich attacking midfielder James Maddison accepted, according to BBC Sport.

The 21-year-old playmaker, who scored 15 goals in 49 games last season, is likely to have a medical at some point this week.

It is understood there have been detailed discussions between the two clubs about the structure of a deal for the former Coventry youth product, Norwich have been willing to cash in on their most valuable player.

His future has been the subject of intense debate since the Championship season ended last month.

And the promising playmaker has been scouted by top-four clubs Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester City since his time at the Sky Blues.

Maddison’s arrival is another piece in the jigsaw for Claude Puel, who has been looking for a natural number ten to play between his holding midfielders and striker Jamie Vardy.

Here is how Norwich City fans have reacted to the news of his imminent departure:

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