Leicester have signed free agent Ryan Bertrand on a two-year contract.
Bertrand, 31, left Southampton after seven years with the membership in July following the expiry of his contract.
The transfer will reunite Bertrand with Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers, who was the Chelsea youth coach because the left-back got here by means of the membership’s academy.
Leicester left-back James Justin has been sidelined by a knee harm so Bertrand could also be set to compete with Luke Thomas for a beginning position at the start of the brand new season.
The FA Cup holders begin their Premier League season at residence to Wolves on August 14.
Brendan Rodgers’s facet, who solely narrowly missed out on a top-four end on the ultimate day of final season, then host Man Metropolis (September 11), Man Utd (October 16), Arsenal (October 30) and Chelsea (November 20) all earlier than Christmas.
The Foxes have a difficult journey to the champions on Boxing Day, earlier than internet hosting Liverpool two days later, whereas additionally they face the Reds at Anfield on the night of February 8.
And the second half of the marketing campaign sees Leicester face extra away journeys to Chelsea (February 26), Arsenal (March 12) and United (April 2), earlier than they conclude the season with a recreation towards Southampton on the King Energy on Might 22.