Gary Lineker and Twitter reacts to Leicester's Robert Huth signing

Robert Huth

The defender has moved to Leicester on a permanent deal after falling out of favour at Stoke.

Leicester City completed the signing of defender Robert Huth on Wednesday, after the former German international had spent the second half of last season on loan at the King Power Stadium.

Sky Sports are reporting that the fee is around £3 million, and the 30-year-old can now look forward to adding to the 14 appearances he made at Leicester after signing a three-year deal with Nigel Pearson's side.

The former Chelsea and Middlesbrough man has arrived after a six year spell at Stoke where he made 188 appearances, scoring 18 goals.

Since Tony Pulis left the Potters, Huth had found himself somewhat on the periphery of the starting lineup, but the giant centre back proved himself a quality player in the Premier League by playing an essential role in the Foxes dramatic battle out of the relegation zone to secure safety for the coming season.

Former Leicester star and Foxes supporter Gary Lineker was especially pleased with the transfer, echoing the feeling that the Blues may not have remained in the division if it wasn't for Huth.

Football pundits and Leicester and Stoke fans took to Twitter after the deal was announced to discuss the transfer, and below are a selection of what was posted:

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