Leicester City transfer news: Medical for winger, new contract for King

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri

A select round-up of the latest Leicester City transfer news...

Poland's Bartosz Kapustka shoots at goal

According to reports from Sportowe Fakty, Leicester City are closing in on the signing of winger Bartosz Kapustka as the player is due to have a medical at the King Power Stadium.

The Poland international impressed this summer at the European Championship in France, helping his side reach the quarter-finals where they were defeated by eventual champions Portugal on penalties.

The Daily Mail recently reported that Leicester had a bid of around £7.4 million accepted by his current club Cracovia, and now the youngster is seemingly all but set to join the Premier League champions.

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez in action with Leicester City's Ritchie De Laet

In other news, Bookmakers BetVictor have now made Aston Villa and Derby County co-favourites to sign Leicester full-back Ritchie De Laet with odds of just 2/1.

The 27-year-old uniquely became a Premier League champion whille helping Middlesbrough to promotion from the Championship after spending the past few months on loan at the Riverside Stadium.

He is seemingly out of favour with the Foxes and tipped to leave the King Power Stadium this summer, with a move back down to the Championship looking a possibility.

Andy King celebrates after scoring the second goal for Leicester

One player definitely staying at Leicester this summer is midfielder Andy King, with the club’s official website announcing that the Wales international has signed a new contract until 2020.

The long-serving Leicester ace has uniquely helped the club win League One, the Championship and the Premier League during his time at the King Power Stadium...

Next step, the Champions League.

Leicester City new signing Luis Hernandez arrives before the gameLeicester City new signing Luis Hernandez

Finally, new signing Luis Hernandez has spoken of his desire to make an impact at the club following his move from Sporting Gijon.

"I know it will be tough to get into the team because all across the team, in every position, they are good players," he told the Leicester Mercury. "They are the Premier League champions so it won't be easy for a new player. This a great opportunity for me and I want to do well.”

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