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Leicester Look To Beat Inter And Juventus To €27m Brazilian Wonderkid [Reports]

SANTOS, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 27: Gabriel of Santos celebrates their second goal during the match between Santos and Internacional for the Brazilian Series A 2015 at Vila Belmiro stadium on September 27, 2015 in Santos, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images)

Leicester City have joined the race to sign Brazilian international forward Gabriel Barbosa, according to reports on Tuesday evening. A number of sources, including the Daily Mail and Italian reporters Fabrizio Romano (Guardian, Sky Sports Italy) and Gianluca Di Marzio have all claimed that the Premier League champions have lodged an official bid for the 19-year-old’s signature. #Leicester made official bid …

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Leicester City Would Demand Massive Fee For Riyad Mahrez

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 15: Riyad Mahrez of Leicester reacts after a missed chance during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on May 15, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Leicester City remain confident of keeping star player Riyad Mahrez – but would not let him go without a fight if he were to push for a move. Reports over the weekend suggested that Mahrez had rejected a new contract offer from the Premier League champions – a claim which Leicester strongly refute – but any potential bidders would have …

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Leicester City’s New Signing Says He Is Just Like Jamie Vardy

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 08: Leicester City unveil new signing Ahmed Musa at Belvoir Drive Training Complex on July 08th , 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

Leicester City’s club-record signing Ahmed Musa has not been looking to downplay the comparisons with fellow striker Jamie Vardy – in fact, he has been encouraging them. The £16.6m forward has been compared to the 29-year-old England international due to their similar style of play, and while doubts have been raised about Musa’s ability to cope with the physical pressure …

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Leicester Agree Club Record £16.6m Fee For Nigerian International

MOSCOW REGION, RUSSIA. APRIL 9, 2016. CSKA's Ahmed Musa seen in the 2015/2016 Russian Premier League Round 23 football match against Mordovia Saransk at Arena Khimki. FC CSKA Moscow won the game 7:1. Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS (Photo by Stanislav KrasilnikovTASS via Getty Images)

Premier League champions Leicester City are continuing to expand their squad ahead of their title defence next season. The Foxes have already recruited German international goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler, and just yesterday it was announced that Nice midfielder Nampalys Mendy would also be joining the club, for a fee believed to be in the region of £11m. After months of negotiation …

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Leicester City Planning Move For Wales Euro 2016 Star [Report]

While Gareth Bale has been seen as the star of Wales’ brilliant Euro 2016 run, most of Chris Coleman’s squad deserves at least some credit. The likes of Aaron Ramsey and Joe Allen have seen their stock rise dramatically in France, while the likes of Sam Vokes and Hal-Robson Kanu made themselves heroes with the goals that knocked Belgium out …

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Ireland Hero Robbie Brady Set For £12m Premier League Move

Robbie Brady of Ireland during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E group stage match between Republic of Ireland and Sweden at the Stade de France on june 13, 2016 in Paris, France.(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Following his heroics for Republic of Ireland at Euro 2016, it was inevitable that Robbie Brady would attract some attention from clubs. The versatile midfielder started the tournament at left back for Ireland, but was drafted into midfield as Jonathan Walters struggled with injury. It turned out to be something of a masterstroke from manager Martin O’Neill as the 24 …

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Leicester Planning £7m Bid For Ireland Euro 2016 Hero [Report]

LILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 22: Robbie Brady of Republic of Ireland celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Italy and Republic of Ireland at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on June 22, 2016 in Lille, France. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Ireland returned home from Euro 2016 yesterday to a hero’s welcome, and there was no one more deserving of that than Robbie Brady. The Baldoyle native made himself an Irish legend – right up there with the likes of Ronnie Whelan and Ray Houghton – as his goals against Italy and France lifted the mood of a nation to stratospheric …

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Leicester Want To Sign This Euro 2016 Star

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Premier League champions Leicester City are interested in acquiring Robbie Brady, according to the Daily Mirror. Brady, 24, only joined Norwich City last summer for £7m and still has two years left on his contract with the Canaries. After an outstanding Euro 2016 tournament for Dublin-born winger, it is little surprise that we could see him back in the Premier …

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BBC Cause Uproar By Naming Jamie Vardy As An Arsenal Player

It looks like the BBC made quite the error while covering England vs Wales online… Earlier this month rumours broke suggesting that Arsenal were set to trigger Jamie Vardy’s release clause. Since then, the rumours evolved into a very genuine transfer saga with many believing that the Leicester City striker joining Arsenal was a foregone conclusion. However, in terms of the …

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Premier League Champions Leicester Confirm Their First Summer Signing

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: Leicester City unveil their new signing Ron-Robert Zieler at Belvoir Drive Training Ground on June 3, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

Premier League champions Leciester City have today confirmed the signing of German international goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler. The 27 year old has made the move to the King Power Stadium from recently relegated Bundesliga side Hannover for what the club have said is an undisclosed fee, but is believed to be in the region of £2.6m. BREAKING: #lcfc sign goalkeeper Ron-Robert …

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German International Goalkeeper Flies In For Leicester Medical

MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 14: Ron-Robert Zieler of Hannover 96 looks on during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Hannover 96 at Allianz Arena on May 14, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Boris Streubel/Getty Images)

Premier League champions Leicester City are already taking steps to improve their squad ahead of next season’s title defence. Despite already being well covered in the goalkeeping department with Kasper Schmeichel, Claudio Ranieri is closing on Hannover goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler, the German club has confirmed. It seems that Ranieri has prioritised strength in depth this summer, which makes sense given …

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The Sun Claim That Arsenal Would Be Champions If Officials Had Done Their Jobs Properly

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The ‘Real Premier League table’ as the newspaper dubs it also sees Newcastle staying in the league at the expense of rivals Sunderland. Having commissioned a ‘panel of experts’ to run the rule over every Premier League game this season, The Sun have concluded that the title should be residing in the sparse trophy cabinet at the Emirates Stadium, rather than …

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Has Kasper Schmeichel Finally Stepped Out Of His Famous Father’s Shadow?

***RIGHT IMAGE*** LEICESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel of Leicester City celebrates a Leicester goal during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Leicester City and Fulham at the King Power Stadium on October 29, 2013 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Leicester City confirmed as Champions this past Monday is a fitting end to their remarkable season. So many individual success stories have come from this team, with Jamie Vardy going from rags to riches, Riyad Mahrez being virtually unknown when purchased in 2014 to picking up the PFA Player of the Year, among many others. In fact, you’re spoilt for choice when assessing on …

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Top Ten Premier League Defenders Of The Season Based On Stats

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Laurent Koscielny of Premier League side Arsenal reacts during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on January 30, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

With the Premier League season coming to a close, champions Leicester City are set for their 2-game lap of honour beginning with a match in front of their own fans on Saturday against Everton. Likely to play is Wes Morgan, one half of an formidable defensive unit with former Chelsea man Robert Huth. Despite this, only one of the two was named …

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