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Telephone call on Friday regarding transfer for Leicester player, he’s ‘happy’ wit...

Someone in Spain is making a big effort of pushing Vicente Iborra rumours. The player has been linked with a return to La Liga pretty much since he arrived at Leicester City, but over the past week things have been bigger. A potential return to...
Leicester City - 2018-11-20 16:49:07

Leicester to offer player five-year contract in January, to tempt him to join them

Spanish outlet Cadena Cope brings today a double story on Leicester City, revealing a departure and an arrival which could happen in the January market. It starts with Vincent Iborra. We’ve already covered this morning some claims from Marca...
Leicester City - 2018-11-20 19:48:48

Leicester City player ‘aware’ he can do ‘a lot better’ after tepid start to ...

Bought from Monaco for £12.6m in the summer to try and help fill the hole left by Riyad Mahrez?s departure to Manchester City, Rachid Ghezzal?s start at Leicester City hasn?t been the best. Starting just five games in the Premier League, the...
Leicester City - 2018-11-19 16:49:00

Club initiate contact with Leicester City player’s agent over January transfer, now down to Fo...

Transfer rumours surrounding Vicente Iborra are often in the Spanish media, usually linking him with one, or both, of his former clubs. A few days ago there were claims about a potential return to Levante, with the club said to be patient and even...
Leicester City - 2018-11-19 12:48:52

Club with big confidence that Leicester City player wants to sign for them

Spanish outlet Superdeporte has a pretty big story on Thursday about the possible return of Vicente Iborra to his old club Levante. Although the website doesn’t consider that the La Liga club will be making a move for the midfielder in the...
Leicester City - 2018-11-16 08:48:28

‘King of the Wasted Chances’ ? Worry for Leicester City as pressure mounts on player

Earlier this week we covered a claim from the Turkish media that Leicester City forward Islam Slimani isn?t happy with his situation at Fenerbahce after heading there on loan in the last window. The Algeria international is said to be concerned...
Leicester City - 2018-11-15 12:49:10

Southampton ‘in talks’ with Leicester chief, trail leading to Ligue 1 side has ‘gr...

A month or so ago, a flurry of reports appeared in France concerning the future of Eduardo Macia at Leicester, as he was set to become the new director of football at Bordeaux in Ligue 1. The Foxes? head of recruiting had been targeted by the now...
Leicester City - 2018-11-15 19:48:53

Leicester City loanee having concerns over his future after recent developments

Milliyet report Fenerbahce?s Algerian striker Islam Slimani has yet to find his feet following his highly anticipated move from Leicester City in the summer. Slimani is currently on loan with the Istanbul club from Leicester City after failing to...
Leicester City - 2018-11-13 16:48:51

Agent of Leicester City player spotted with club president at Emirates Stadium

Leicester City have signed two players from Sporting in the past few years, and things didn’t go as expected for both of them. Adrien Silva and Islam Slimani couldn’t do much for the Foxes, and were linked with a return to the Lions last...
Leicester City - 2018-11-12 19:48:38

Leicester City player spotted at old club, transfer rumours already on

Leicester City midfielder Adrien Silva has been spotted in Lisbon watching his old club Sporting at the  weekend. The player was photographed with his wife and kids at the Estádio de Alvalade on Sunday watching the home side beat Chaves...
Leicester City - 2018-11-12 16:48:35

National manager very angry with Leicester City player, excluded from the squad

In the November?s international break, Algeria will face Togo in the African Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Greens parted ways with manager Rabah Madjer and replaced him with Djamel Belmadi in August and the latter has dropped Rachid Ghezzal of...
Leicester City - 2018-11-12 12:48:43

Claude Puel tells French media why things were different with Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

Leicester City have been big news around the football world for some years now. The club’s unlikely Premier League success launched their name and now when teams from South America to Asia are on the verge of achieving something against all the...
Leicester City - 2018-11-11 19:48:45

Jardim’s ‘particular destination in mind’ would help Leicester, plus what’s ...

Leonardo Jardim leaving his role at AS Monaco made it inevitable he’d be linked with Premier League clubs who could potentially be changing their manager soon. That Le10 Sport then reported the manager has a ‘particular destination in mind’,...
Leicester City - 2018-10-25 16:48:14

Four Premier League clubs interested in attacking midfielder, Wolves and Leicester among them

With a total of zero appearances this season, João Mario isn’t really having a good time at Inter Milan. The player wasn’t wanted at the club once his loan spell at West Ham came to an end last summer, but since they couldn’t transfer him out...
Leicester City - 2018-10-25 08:48:45

Leicester City’s interest in January signing presented as partly down to commercial reasons

On Wednesday, we covered a report from Japan which claimed Leicester City are interested in Portimonense winger Shoya Nakajima. The story said the Foxes would be preparing to offer ?20m for the player in the January window, even though they would...
Leicester City - 2018-10-25 19:48:29

Leicester City preparing bid for ?20m winger, would be looking at January signing

According to reports from Japan (and we’re pretty excited to cover somewhere different), Leicester City are interested in the Portimonense winger Shoya Nakajima. Outlet Nikkan Sports has a report this Wednesday claiming that the Foxes are keen on...
Leicester City - 2018-10-24 16:48:34

Further confirmation of Leicester City staff exit, likely to happen after November 6th

As things stand, Eduardo Macia is expected to be the next Girondins de Bordeaux director of football, as he prepares himself to leave his role as Head of Recruitment at Leicester City. Before that happens, however, the Ligue 1 side need to change...
Leicester City - 2018-10-24 19:49:24

Dodgy claims about Leicester and Steve Walsh picked up in France, Twitter at its worst

With new ownership comes inevitable change, and that?s what?s going to happen at Bordeaux in the next few months. As well as extra funds likely arriving in the club?s coffers, a new man is expected to lead the scouting drive going forward: Eduardo...
Leicester City - 2018-10-23 16:48:57

“At Leicester, I was on £200 a week” – 30 year old on being able to help mum for t...

Max Gradel was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, and had an unusual route to making it in football. Moving to the UK in 2004, the youngster attended Lewisham College and, as had been the plan, excelled in football. He did well enough to receive the...
Leicester City - 2018-10-23 12:48:59

Potential Leicester City and Watford offers could be grasped by financially hit club

According to a claim in the German media, Hamburg could be open to selling David Bates for the right price, following reports in England that Watford and Leicester City are interested in the central defender. The youngster only signed for the...
Leicester City - 2018-10-23 16:48:57

CL club targeting Leicester City player in ?giant operation?, would be a surprise transfer

According to a claim in the Turkish media, Galatasaray are targeting Leicester City defender Caglar Soyuncu. The Turkey international only signed for the Foxes in the last transfer window from Freiburg but the player has struggled to get games...
Leicester City - 2018-10-22 12:48:41

From France: Leicester City chief on the verge of leaving club, deal “99%” done

On Sunday, Le Journal Du Dimanche revealed that Girondins de Bordeaux were close to sealing a deal with Eduardo Macia, currently at Leicester, to become their new director of football. Allegedly convinced by the amount of freedom and responsibility...
Leicester City - 2018-10-22 19:49:24

Leicester forward once again taken off at half-time after poor performance, second time it’s h...

Recently hooked at half-time in a 3-1 win over Huddersfield, Rachid Ghezzal?s time at Leicester City is already taking a turn for the worse, as he followed that performance by never coming off the bench against Newcastle and making a simple 10...
Leicester City - 2018-10-17 16:48:44

Leicester loanee out of important international fixture with thigh injury

Not a part of Claude Puel?s plans for Leicester City this season, Islam Slimani, after a lot of rumours, ended up going on loan to Fenerbahce in Turkey. So far, the 30-year-old has scored three goals in nine appearances, including two in two in the...
Leicester City - 2018-10-09 16:48:37

“You can continue digging” – Leicester player accused of being part of unprecedent...

During the last international break, the Danish football squad was at the middle of an almighty drama. The squad were in a commercial disagreement with the country’s football association which related to the share of revenues and freedom for...
Leicester City - 2018-10-09 16:48:37

?It differs a lot? – Leicester City summer signing asked about differences with Aston Villa

Leicester City summer signing Viktor Johansson has spoken to the Swedish media about his move to the Premier League side and the differences he?s noticed from his former club Aston Villa. The 20 year old goalkeeper signed for the Foxes on a free...
Leicester City - 2018-10-05 19:48:08

Midfielder is ‘in the sights’ of Leicester City and Southampton, thinking about the play...

Dennis Praet has been linked with a move to the Premier League for some years. When he was coming through at Anderlecht as a very highly rated youngster, there were repeat stories about English clubs being keen on a potential deal. It was backed...
Leicester City - 2018-09-30 19:49:23
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