Callum Wright Signs Professional Leicester City Contract

Leicester City Football Club have completed a deal to sign talented midfielder Callum Wright from Blackburn Rovers on a contract until 2021.
Callum Wright

- Midfielder Callum Wright has signed for Leicester City from Blackburn Rovers
- The 17-year-old has excelled for Blackburn’s Under-23s and Under-18s squads over the past two seasons
- Wright has signed a professional contract with the Club until 2021

The 17-year-old central midfielder joins the Club after scoring four goals in 10 appearances for Blackburn’s Under-23s squad this season.

After rising through the youth ranks at Tranmere Rovers and Everton, Wright moved to Ewood Park in 2015 and he agreed a two-year scholarship with the Lancashire club a year later.

During his maiden season at Under-18s level, Wright made 24 appearances, scoring three times, and he was rewarded with a promotion to the Under-23 side last summer.

With goals against Fulham, Newcastle United, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough this term, Wright has earned a reputation as one of the country’s most exciting midfield talents.

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