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Leicester agree £15m deal to sign Harry Souttar

Leicester City have agreed a £15m fee with Stoke City for the deadline day transfer of Australia intrnational Harry Souttar, 90min understands.

The Foxes have been on the hunt for reinforcements this month as they look to break away from the sizeable pack fighting Premier League relegation this season.

They have already secured the signings of left-back Victor Kristiansen and winger Tete, but are keen to do more business before the window closes at 11pm.

90min reported last week that Leicester had enquired about World Cup star Souttar, and they have now reached an agreement with Stoke for the centre-back.

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Brendan Rodgers’ side will pay £15m for the 24-year-old, who is now travelling to Leicester for a medical.

Leicester have sought to fill the big hole left by Wesley Fofana following his blockbuster move to Chelsea in the summer of 2022. Wout Faes was their only signing of that transfer window and he has impressed in spells for the Foxes.

Souttar, who stands at 6ft6, will add a much-needed physical presence to a side that can be seen as soft and often poor on set pieces.

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