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Leicester complete £17m signing of Lille starlet

Fri 02 July 2021 | 15:05

Leicester City have officially announced that they have signed Boubakary Soumare from Lille on a five-year deal.

The 22-year-old

Soumare

showed an acceptable performance last season and played 40 games for Lille, resulting in a League One title.

Speaking to the club's official website, the midfielder said:

"I'm really proud to come to the Premier League and a big club like Leicester

.

"It's going to really help me to develop my game and progress as a player, so I feel it is the right step for me.

"Leicester is a very ambitious club. When they spoke to me about their plans and what they wanted from me, I knew straight away I wanted to come.

"I really am so proud and honoured to be here and I will give my all for the team and club to make everyone happy."

Leicester City are having a busy day as they have signed

 Patson Daka

from RB Salzburg and

Ryan Bertrand

as free agents over the last three days.

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