Report: Leicester City's Christian Fuchs likely to seal MLS switch

A general view of The King Power Stadium ahead of the Premier League match between Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion at The King Power Stadium on October 16, 2017 in Leicester,...

2016 Premier League winner Fuchs has not hidden his desure to play in America before the end of his career.

Christian Fuchs of Leicester City during the Carabao Cup match between Leicester City and Manchester City at King Power Stadium on December 18th , 2018 in Leicester, United Kingdom.

Christian Fuchs is likely to bid an emotional farewell to Leicester City this summer with a move to the MLS his most likely destination, according to the Leicester Mercury.

The Austrian international arrived at the King Power Stadium on a free transfer from Schalke in 2015 and he was celebrating a shock Premier League title a year later, the left-back playing a key role as Claudio Ranieri’s side stunned the world.

 

But while Fuchs remains a hugely popular player at Leicester, and could yet win their Goal of the Season award with a stunning volley against Fleetwood Town in the EFL Cup, he has made just two Premier League starts all season thanks to the rise of Ben Chilwell.

And with his contract expiring in July, the Mercury claims that the 33-year-old’s time in the Midlands is coming to an end. He is expected to move to America on a free transfer.

Christian Fuchs of Leicester City misses his team's second penalty in the penalty shoot out during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Leicester City and Manchester City at The...

Back in August, the affable Fuchs admitted to Goal that he wanted to make the journey across the Atlantic before it is too late and he could soon get his wish.

"I want to be part of the community. I want to play football over here. I’m not coming over as an old player looking for his last contract. I want to come over here and play as long as possible.”

Christian Fuchs of Leicester City kicks the ball against Erik Lamela of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium on...

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