Leicester City complete signing which affects future of Leeds linked Liam Moore

Leicester City

Leicester City have signed Robert Huth from Stoke on a permanent deal, enhancing the chance of Leeds linked defender Liam Moore being sent out on loan.

Leicester City have confirmed the permanent signing of Robert Huth via their official website, who played on loan for the club last season.

The Foxes benefited from the impact of the 30-year-old star's experience as they turned around their season to avoid relegation from the Premier League.

Huth's addition however has a knock on effect - with England under-21 centre-back Liam Moore likely to be affected.

The German's presence on loan played a part in Moore's opportunities being restricted last season, making 14 appearances, higher than the youngster's total of 11 across the entire season.

His arrival led to Moore being shipped out on loan in mid-February to Brentford, where he was recalled after failing to establish himself in a settled side bidding for promotion.

The Yorkshire Evening Post reported earlier this month how Moore is open to another loan move where he can play regular football, with Leeds United one of the interested clubs.

A partner for Bamba?

Leeds announced the permanent signing of a loan defender too yesterday via their official website, signing Sol Bamba from Palermo permanently.

Moore would become a possible partner to play alongside the Ivorian, but he is not their only option.

Liam Cooper, a signing last summer from Chesterfield, established himself early on to become captain after Jason Pearce departed, but lost his form as the season wore on, while Italian defender Giuseppe Bellusci is capable of both the sublime and ridiculous.

A move will be up to head coach Uwe Rosler to weigh up, but Leeds chances of a deal have increased with Huth's permanent signing at Leicester.

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