Leicester agree deal to sign Portugal defender Ricardo Pereira

Leicester agree deal to sign Portugal defender Ricardo Pereira

first_imgLeicester have agreed a deal for the Porto defender Ricardo Pereira, who will move to the King Power Stadium on a five-year contract once the transfer window opens formally on 9 June.The 24-year-old, who has been named in the Portugal squad for the World Cup this summer, was in Leicester on Saturday to finalise personal terms and complete a medical. He spent time on loan at Nice when Claude Puel was in charge there. news Transfer window Read more Topics The Leicester manager said: “I’m delighted to have a player of Ricardo’s quality on board for next season, I remember him well from my time at Nice.”Ricardo told the club’s website: “I feel very happy to be here and I can’t wait to do my best to help the team. The atmosphere, the fans and the football of the Premier League makes it the best in the world. I am here to support the team and to help the club to achieve its goals.”Ricardo made 43 appearances for Porto this season, including seven in the Champions League, as the club clinched their 28th Portuguese league title. Liverpool in pole position to sign Diogo Leite from Porto Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share via Email Leicester City Porto Share on Messenger Reuse this contentlast_img

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