Esteban Cambiasso is a born winner, when you look at his CV, it is plain to see the midfielder has lived the life most footballers can only dream of.
In an incredible career spanning more than seventeen years, Cambiasso has won a Champions League, six league titles and nine domestic cups, playing for Real Madrid and Inter Milan in the process.
He is the most decorated Argentine footballer in history. He shocked the footballing world last summer when he decided to join Leicester City on a free transfer following the conclusion of his contract with Inter Milan.
Cambiasso had offers from all over the world but decided he had so much to offer to the overwhelming challenge Leicester City were facing. Most expected the Argentinian to be a bit part player at the club, looking for one final decent pay day at the end of his career.
However, they couldn’t be more wrong.
Cambiasso has been an incredible signing for the Foxes, playing a major role in their successful bid to stay in the Premier League, winning the clubs Player of the season award in the process.
His one year deal at Leicester is coming to an end this summer and the 34 year old is considering his options, with plenty of sides ready to make a move for the midfielder.
Leicester need to get their act together and hand Cambiasso whatever contract he desires, It should be the number one priority for manager Nigel Pearson this summer.
Cambiasso has been a revelation for City, a real leader on the pitch its been clear to see the effect the Argentine’s experience has bought.
His determination, desire and never give up attitude have spurred on all his team mates throughout a difficult campaign and ultimately kept them in the Premier League.
Mix that with the technical ability to control and dictate the play, the 34-year-old has fast become a fans favourite at the club and the supporters are desperate to see more next season.
The Argentine made 31 Premier League appearances for the club last season pitching in with five goals in the process, a quality return for a holding midfielder reaching the end of his career.
Watching the player you can tell he still has a lot more to offer even at the age of 34 and signing a new contract would provide all his team mates with a major morale boost ahead of what is sure to be another difficult battle with relegation.
It is not just on the pitch the player will have an effect, Over his distinguished career Cambiasso has played with some of the best managers and footballers in the world, including Jose Mourinho, Zinedine Zidane and David Beckham, picking up a wealth of experience and knowledge that can only benefit everyone at Leicester City.
He is the kind of player youngsters will look to learn from and coaching staff will want to listen to for advice.
Cambiasso is the best player Leicester have had at the club for years and if they are going to stay in the Premier League it is vital that the midfielder is there to lead them.