Brendan Rodgers and Youri Tielemans

Tielemans Signing Incredibly Exciting, Says Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers says the addition of Youri Tielemans to Leicester City's squad is an indication of the 'hunger for success' at the Football Club.
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- Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers discusses the Club's signing of Youri Tielemans
- The Foxes completed a deal to sign Tielemans on a four-year contract on Monday
- Tielemans scored three goals and registered four assists on loan at the end of last season
- Rodgers believes the deal adds to an 'incredibly exciting' time for the Football Club

The Belgium international joined the Foxes on a permanent deal on Monday following an immensely impressive four-month loan spell at the end of the 2018/19 season.

Tielemans won the hearts of the Blue Army with a string of glittering displays for Leicester, scoring three goals and laying on four assists in just 13 appearances.

Following the additions of James Justin and Ayoze Pérez, the deal for Tielemans reaffirms the Club's ambition ahead of its sixth successive Premier League campaign.

Youri fit brilliantly into the squad last season, he’s already shown that he’s capable of making an impact in the Premier League and he adds another option to an incredibly talented group of players here at Leicester City.

Brendan Rodgers LCFC.com

The 22-year-old has signed a four-year contract at King Power Stadium and will now link up with his team-mates for a pre-season training camp in Évian-les-Bains, France.

"I’m delighted that Youri has chosen to be part of Leicester City’s journey," Rodgers told LCFC.com upon the completion of Tielemans' move to Leicester.

"It’s an incredibly exciting time for this Football Club and to be able to bring players of Youri’s quality here is an indication of the hunger for success we have here.

"Youri fit brilliantly into the squad last season, he’s already shown that he’s capable of making an impact in the Premier League and he adds another option to an incredibly talented group of players here at Leicester City."

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