VICTOR KRISTIANSEN will watch his new Leicester City teammates for the primary time in opposition to Brighton this weekend after confessing his transfer was: “a no-brainer.”
The 20-year-old left-back grew to become Brendan Rodgers‘ first signing of the January window after snapping up the Danish Below-21 star from FC Copenhagen on a five-and-a-half yr deal.
Leicester, at present fifteenth within the Prem, pays an preliminary £12.25million which might rise to £17.5million with add-ons.
Nonetheless, the deal was not pushed by means of in time to satisfy yesterday’s midday deadline, ruling Kristiansen out of a speedy house debut in opposition to the Seagulls.
Chatting with LCFC.com, he stated: “It feels superb. It’s actually thrilling to be right here and I’m so excited to satisfy everybody on the Membership, in addition to the followers.
“The Premier League might be the most effective league on this planet, and Leicester is a prime workforce, so in fact, I used to be excited.
“It was a no brainer for me to say sure to this nice alternative.”
Kristiansen is definitely 18 months youthful than Leicester’s present left-back Luke Thomas, however has made greater than 70 appearances for the Danish champions, together with 24 this season.
Rodgers welcomed the transfer as he seems to create extra competitors inside his squad, after shedding a pair of left-backs, Ryan Bertrand and James Justin in addition to right-back Ricardo Pereira to harm.
The Foxes will probably be hoping he may also help flip the aspect’s present stoop round.
Leicester City haven’t gained a recreation since earlier than the World Cup.
This worrying slip has seen them fall again into the relegation battle as they sit solely two factors above the drop zone.