Club Brugge youngster Charles De Ketelaere has been urged to avoid a move to the likes of Manchester City and first join an ‘intermediate’ club like Leicester City.
De Ketelaere is rapidly establishing himself among the highest-rated talents in European football with a series of impressive performances for Club Brugge.
His reputation earned a considerable boost this week with an impressive performance against Paris Saint Germain in the Champions League.
De Ketelaere started that game upfront and earned rave reviews for his display in the Belgian’s side’s surprise 1-1 draw against Lionel Messi and co.
He’s already likely earning attention around Europe, with the biggest clubs, such as Manchester City, sure to be keeping an eye on him.
Former Belgium international Marc Degryse has advised against such a transfer, though, and believes that joining a club like Leicester City would be far more beneficial for the 20-year-old.
“Manchester City still seems a bit too high for me,” he told HLN Sportcast, relayed by Voetbal 24.
“But maybe first an intermediate step, to a club that has ambition.
“Like Leicester City, for example. If you can continue to grow there, then the sky is the limit.”