Leicester star Danny Simpson discusses the arrival of Andrej Kramaric

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HNK Rijeka forward Andrej Kramaric is expected to be unveiled as an official Leicester City player on Friday.

Kramaric is waiting on a work permit before officially signing for the Foxes, and Danny Simpson has told the Leicester Mercury that he cannot wait to see him in action.

The four-capped Croatian international is reportedly to be unveiled as a Foxes player today, as per Vecernji list, and fans will be hoping he continues with the incredible goalscoring form shown in his homeland.

This season, the 23-year-old has an impressive 28 goals in 30 games, amazingly netting more than a goal-a-game in the 1.HNL (Croatian Premier Division), and, although he should be expecting a tougher challenge in the Premier League, his talents have never been doubted.

The Leicester Mercury has indicated that he could be set to make his debut for the Foxes against Stoke City on Saturday, having been backed by the FA in Kramaric’s appeal for a work permit. Having not been awarded a permit he has not been allowed to train with his new teammates, but he has been around the training ground, and defender Danny Simpson has admitted to the same media outlet that he can not wait to see him in action.

“He hasn’t been allowed to train with us yet but he seems like a good lad,” the former Newcastle United man said. “He is there watching and chatting to everyone.

“It would have been good for him to watch the Villa game and see the atmosphere. I am sure he can’t wait to get going with us but there is a good little vibe among us.”

Simpson claimed that he had seen footage of Kramaric, and he is hoping his impact is the same to one he has seen in the videos.

He added: “I have seen a bit of video footage of him in action and in one goal he turns about 30 yards out and volleys it into the corner. If he does a few like that I will be happy.

“His goalscoring record is impressive and hopefully he can bring that to the Premier League and get us goals.”

Having been linked with transfers to Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus before decided on Leicester, there is sure to be a keen sense of intrigue around Kramaric’s debut, should it come this weekend.

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