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Leicester City Sign Danish Defender Jannik Vestergaard from Southampton

Leicester bolstered their defence forward of the brand new Premier League season with the signing of Danish worldwide Jannik Vestergaard from Southampton on Friday.

The 29-year-old strikes to the King Power Stadium for a reported payment of £15 million (USD 21 million) and has agreed a deal till 2024.

“It’s a particular membership that has accomplished very properly over a few years and I believe the mission could be very, very thrilling, even from the skin trying in,” mentioned Vestergaard on becoming a member of the FA Cup winners.

Leicester have been in want of canopy at centre-back after Wesley Fofana suffered a damaged leg in pre-season, whereas Jonny Evans missed final weekend’s Community Shield win over Manchester City because the Northern Irishman remains to be affected by plantar fasciitis.

Vestergaard made 79 appearances for Southampton after becoming a member of from Borussia Monchengladbach in 2018.

He performed in all six of Denmark’s matches at Euro 2020 as they reached the semi-finals.

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