Benković Heads To Bristol City On Loan

Leicester City defender Filip Benković has signed for Championship side Bristol City on loan until the end of the 2019/20 campaign, subject to Football League clearance.
Filip Benković

- Defender joins Bristol City on loan until the end of the 2019/20 campaign
- The Croatian moved to King Power Stadium from Dinamo Zagreb in August 2018 

The 22-year-old Croatian joined the Foxes on a five-year-deal from Dinamo Zagreb in August 2018 and made his debut for the Club in an EFL Cup tie against Fleetwood Town during the same month.

A product of Dinamo Zagreb’s youth academy, Benković made his full international debut in a friendly fixture against Tunisia in June 2019 after enjoying a successful loan spell under Brendan Rodgers at Celtic last season, where he played 27 times in all competitions for The Bhoys.

He was also part of Croatia’s Under-21 side that competed in the UEFA European Under-21 Championship last summer.

Benković has made one appearance for the Foxes this season in a 2-0 Emirates FA Cup win over Wigan Athletic, as well as three for the Club’s Under-21s side in the Trophy.

He will now continue his progression with Lee Johnson's outfit, who are next in action against QPR on Saturday.

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