Vicente Iborra to join the Foxes
Vicente Iborra has signed for the 2015-2016 Premier League champions Leicester City. The fee for the 29- year-old is thought to be in the region of 10.5 million pounds.
Ibora helped Sevilla win three successive Europa League titles after he joined them in the season 2013-2014. He will be playing aside Danny Drinkwater in the centre of the park but will have a more defensive role.
The La Liga side has announced their captain will be heading to England for a medical test before he returns to Spain to say his farewells to the club. After four seasons, Sevilla supporters will, no doubt, remember him with great fondness.
Everything points to Iborra being a brilliant signing for the Foxes as he will strengthen their midfield significantly but a slight worry for some Leicester supporters will be his age – he is 29, so may well be retiring in a few years.
One puzzled fan, on hearing about the move, said, “Iborra is a waste of money as he doesn’t fit the playing style of Leicester.”
Iborra may well have mixed feelings too, as he will be saying goodbye to fellow midfielder partner Steven Nzonzi. Together, they were a key part of a side that won three successive Europa League titles.
Luke, Year 6
Heighington Millfield Primary Academy