Confirmed: Chituru Odunze, formerly of West Ham, to begin two-week trial with Leicester

Claude Puel, Manager of Leicester City looks on during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leicester City at Molineux on January 19, 2019 in Wolverhampton, United...

The youngster, who spent time in West Ham United's academy will link up with Leicester City on Monday.

Claude Puel looks on during the Leicester City press conference at Belvoir Drive Training Complex on September 20, 2018 in Leicester, United Kingdom.

Vancouver Whitecaps have confirmed via their official club website today that their 16-year-old goalkeeper Chituru Odunze will join Leicester on Monday for a two-week trial.

The teenager is part of the Canadian outfit's developmental squad, and he has a history of playing in Britain, having grown up in London.

Odunze also spent time at Cardiff City, Chelsea and West Ham in their academies as a youth player.

 

The 16-year-old obviously has a lot of potential, and he already possesses the kind of frame that many goalkeepers will surely be envious of.

The goalkeeper, who now has United States citizenship, will be desperate to prove that he has what it takes to be a success in the Premier League with Leicester.

Unfortunately for him, however, he only has two weeks to showcase his ability.

Claude Puel (L) and Ralph Hasenhuttl greet one another during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Southampton FC at The King Power Stadium on January 12, 2019 in Leicester,...

If Leicester do decide to offer Odunze a more permanent contract after his trial period, it will certainly be made with one eye on the future.

The 16-year-old certainly has the ability, but will he have enough time to show Foxes boss Claude Puel what he is truly capable of? Only time will tell.

Leicester City manager Claude Puel shouts instructions from the touchline during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leicester City at Molineux on January 19, 2019...

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