Gokhan Inler explains why he turned down more lucrative deals to join Leicester City

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Switzerland international Gokhan Inler believes Leicester City are a perfect fit for him.

Gokhan Inler has told Swiss publication 20min that Leicester City are the perfect club for him and claimed that he had turned down more lucrative offers to make the move to the East Midlands. 

Talking prior to Switzerland's Euro 2016 qualifying match with Slovenia, Inler spoke highly of his new club, reiterated his match fitness and dismissed that the transfer was a rushed job as it was towards the end of the window. 

Inler told the Swiss publication of his move: ''I analysed everything; the football, infrastructure, the environment, life. The transfer was not a rush job. 

''[I had a lot offers] from England, Germany and Turkey. In addition, Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri wanted to keep me. 

''I am a player who fits perfectly with Leicester City. Money was not a decisive. I had more lucrative offers which I refused for Leicester and the Premier League.'' 

How important can Inler be for Leicester this season?

The signing of Inler can only be considered a huge coup for the club, largely due to the player's standing at Serie A title challengers Napoli for the past four seasons. 

He is the captain of the Switzerland national team and looks to be a player that 16 of the 20 Premier League clubs would be happy to have in their team, so Leicester have done enormously well  to entice him to the East Midlands.

He is a player that is well equipped to replace the ever-present and influential Esteban Cambiasso at the King Power Stadium and will no doubt be one to watch for the Foxes this season as they look to finish inside the top half. 

A good start has reflected well on the hard work done by the board and new manager Claudio Ranieri over the summer and with a little luck, it could be a season above all expectation for the supporters. 

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