George Hirst

Hirst Pens New Contract Ahead Of Blackburn Loan

Talented forward George Hirst has signed a new deal with Leicester City ahead of a season-long loan move to Blackburn Rovers, subject to Football League clearance.

- George Hirst agrees new contract with Leicester City to 2025
- Striker has signed a season-long loan deal with Blackburn Rovers
- He scored 15 times on loan at Portsmouth last term

The 23-year-old, who spent the 2021/22 campaign on loan at Portsmouth, has extended his contract at King Power Stadium to 2025.

He netted 15 times in all competitions for Pompey last term, and will now further his development in the second tier with Jon Dahl Tomasson’s side.

A member of the Club’s Development Squad, Hirst has impressed for the Foxes in Premier League 2 in recent seasons, with his performances earning him a First Team debut against Tottenham Hotspur in July 2020.

His progress will now continue at Ewood Park, with Blackburn next in action this evening (31 August) when they travel to Blackpool.

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