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​Rodgers confirms Leicester defender Fofana training with U21s amid Chelsea interest

 Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed that Wesley Fofana is training with the club's Under-23s.

The center-back is the subject of a big money offer from Chelsea at present.

The Foxes have rejected two bids for Fofana, and are demanding a record fee if they are to part with the young defender.

"An offer has gone in and has been rejected," Rodgers said on Tuesday.

"That will be the club's decision. It's ultimately over my head, when he goes, what the valuation is, and whether the clubs can find an agreement.

"From a football perspective, if it happens, the sooner the better, because it might allow us to do some work.

"The club are aware as time goes on that it becomes more difficult but the valuation needs to be met for Top and the other board members to be happy.

"He's not training with the first team. He's training with the Under-21s so he can get his football fitness and keep working.

"It's so important at this stage to control any sort of distractions that may be there. I can only pick players who give that full commitment to play for the first team. If not, he trains with the Under-21s.

"He's a good kid, Wesley, it's just been a real challenging situation for him. I've had it a number of times in my career, where players can cope with it and get on and want to help their team-mates.

"There are others that can't deal with the distraction. That distracts them, it's not quite right, and then they miss a training session.

"These guys get well paid, the very least you can do is turn up. If you don't, with all respect you can't just walk into our group. Day to day, he's a good kid, but it's been hard for him to deal with everything while he is in the right frame of mind. It's been difficult for him to play.

"He didn't turn up for training one day. That was last week, hence the reason for the weekend and not being involved."

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