Leicester have confirmed the signing of Ademola Lookman on mortgage from RB Leipzig till the top of the season.
Lookman has struggled to hold a origin since transferring to Die Roten Bullen completely after a profitable mortgage spell in 2019. He spent final season on mortgage at Fulham, with in all however 4 of their Premier League matches, scoring 4 targets and 4 assists . .
He didn’t do sufficient to forestall Cottage’s relegation, however this has not stopped him from securing a prime flight. Leicester have been on the lookout for a vast ahead for some time and had been beforehand linked with the likes of Callum Hudson-Odoi, Noni Madueke and Domenico Berardi.
They have as an alternative selected a transfer for Lookman, who initially agrees to a mortgage with the chance to purchase subsequent summer time.
The 23-year-old revealed his pleasure over the transfer in an interview on the membership’s web site and stated: “I am happy to be here. It is a great honor to be in such a large and fantastic club with such a great history and a quality group of players.
“The facilities are incredible. It’s pretty amazing and I just can not wait to get to work here. I think the environment is very important for a player, so this is the right environment for me to work hard every day and help my craft to become even better. ”
– Leicester City (@LCFC) 31 August 2021
Lookman shall be Leicester’s fifth signing of the summer time with Patson Daka, Boubakary Soumare, Ryan Bertrand and Jannik Vestergaard arriving earlier. For the primary time since successful the Premier League, the Foxes have additionally prevented promoting a first-team participant on this summer time’s switch window.
James Maddison and Youri Tielemans had been linked with strikes from the membership, however each will stay at King Power Stadium within the brief time period.