Ayoze Perez is ‘ready to terminate his contract’ with Leicester City, after he received approaches from Everton, Crystal Palace and Fulham in the summer.

That’s according to AS, who say the forward is now eyeing up a return to Spain after failing to get a move.

The newspaper say the Premier League is ‘close to losing one of its most talented players’ in Perez who ‘wants to leave England’ and return to his homeland.

He’s decided that his nine year stay in the Premier League will come to an end in the coming months and is willing to ‘break his contract’ with Leicester to achieve that.

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That way any La Liga side interested in him would be able to sign him for free, with Perez also willing to ‘considerably reduce’ his wages to make a move happen.

Perez currently earns €4.5m per season, a figure he knows is within reach of very few Spanish clubs, so would have no problem accepting a proposal lower than that. His only condition is that he joins a team challenging for titles.

He was offered a new three-year deal by Leicester last year but turned it down because he ‘longs for Spain’ and believes now is the time for him to play in La Liga.

This summer Everton, Crystal Palace and Fulham all ‘sought his services’ but he rejected the proposals because he is only thinking of Spain and ending his time in the Premier League.

Everton were searching for a right winger like him throughout the window, while Fulham ended up signing Dan James. Crystal Palace didn’t sign anyone nor were they linked but it seems they were in the mix.

Perez wasn’t interested though as he’s hard focused on Spain where the strong and most recent interest has come from Real Betis and Getafe. The latter were even willing to sign him and let him leave next year. Betis couldn’t afford him due to salary cap issues.

Real Sociedad were another club who were interested but went for someone else to replace Alexander Isak and there was interest from Benfica, but he dismissed that.

With two months left to go until the transfer window opens, he is dreaming of leaving Leicester and being available on a free to start again in Spain in 2023.