Sporting Lisbon interested in resigning Islam Slimani

first_imgSporting Lisbon are now interested in the prospect of re-signing former striker Islam Slimani on a season-long loan deal from Leicester City, reports Sky SportsThe Algeria international left the Portuguese giants in 2016 when Leicester opted to sign him for a club-record £29m.However, Slimani has since failed to live up to expectations at the King Power Stadium and spent the latter part of last season on loan at Newcastle United.Upon his return to Leicester, Slimani has been told that he is free to leave the club this summer.The 30-year-old had been linked with a return to Newcastle, but the Magpies opted against bringing him back to the North West this summer.harry maguire, manchester UnitedMaguire says United need to build on today’s win George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Harry Maguire wants his United teammates to build on the victory over Leicester City.During the summer, Harry Maguire was referred to as the ultimate…Although it appears that former club Sporting are prepared to offer Slimani a lifeline with a possible loan move.While Leicester would prefer to sell the striker in a £18m deal, Sporting are only interested in a loan deal at this stage.Slimani was prolific in his time at Sporting and scored 27 goals in 33 Primeira Liga games in his final season at the club.But a return of just eight league goals in 39 appearances in England looks to have put an end to his short spell in the Premier League.last_img

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