Jamie Vardy reveals why he rejected Arsenal

Jamie Vardy reveals why he rejected Arsenal

England marksman Jamie Vardy has revealed why he turned down a move to Arsenal to stay with Leicester.

Vardy says he rejected Arsenal for tactical reasons.

Jamie Vardy reveals why he rejected Arsenal

According to the Leicester striker, Arsenal felt he could benefit from the supplies from Alexis Sanchez and Mesut but after weighing the tactical options, he decided to stay.

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Jamie Vardy reveals why he rejected Arsenal

Jamie Vardy

Vardy thinks Arsenal’s style of play doesn’t ensure the ball gets forward quickly in the manner Leicester players do to pick the runs he likes to make behind the defence.

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Before the transfer window was shut, the Gunners had triggered the England star's release clause to sign him to beef up their attack.

Jamie Vardy reveals why he rejected Arsenal

Jamie Vardy

Vardy also revealed he had even begun looking at schools in London for his children but later decided to stay at the King Power Stadium.

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Jamie Vardy reveals why he rejected Arsenal

Jamie Vardy

Jamie Vardy was impressive for Leicester last season, resulting in their shock win of the English premiership title. He scored 24 goals and was also voted the Premier League Player of the Season and FWA Footballer of the Year.

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