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16m in the past

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London – Leicester Metropolis signed promising younger Coventry Metropolis ahead George Thomas for an undisclosed payment on Tuesday.

Leicester-born Thomas has agreed a 3-yr contract with the Premier League membership after his Coventry deal expired on the finish of final season.

Craig Shakespeare’s aspect made a compensation cost to the League Two workforce for Thomas, who also can play in midfield and is about to be a part of Leicester’s improvement squad this season.

“I am delighted to get it over the road lastly and I am wanting ahead to the season coming and seeing what I can do,” Thomas informed Leicester’s web site.

Thomas got here by means of the ranks at Coventry and scored 9 occasions in 36 appearances for the Sky Blues final season, together with the winner within the EFL Trophy ultimate towards Oxford United.

The 20-yr-previous, who made his Coventry debut 4 years in the past, represented Wales at this summer time’s Toulon Event.