Leicester City sign Hull City goalkeeper

Leicester City sign Hull City goalkeeper

19 Jul 2017, 11:30

Leicester City have confirmed the capture of goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic from Hull City.

The Switzerland international has agreed a three-year contract and joins the Foxes for an undisclosed fee. The 32 year old will face competition for a starting spot at Leicester from first-choice goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel. On signing for the Foxes, Jakupovic said, - I’m going to fight and I’m here to push. A healthy competition is always good and that’s only a positive thing. For sure, I’ll wait for my chance but I am here and I’m very excited.

Jakupovic is Leicester’s third senior signing of the summer transfer window. He follows Harry Maguire, also from Hull, and Vicente Iborra from Sevilla. The Bosnia-born keeper has flown out to Hong Kong to join the Foxes squad for the Premier League Asia Trophy.

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