The central midfielder has signed a four-year deal at the King Power Stadium having faced the Foxes in the Champions League last season
Leicester City have completed the signing of Sevilla midfielder Vicente Iborra for a reported fee of £10.5 million.
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The 29-year-old has signed a four-year deal at the King Power Stadium after he impressed Foxes manager Craig Shakespeare when the sides met in the Champions League last season.
Iborra captained Sevilla to a fourth-placed finish in La Liga last season, scoring seven goals in 31 league appearances under Jorge Sampaoli.
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He becomes Leicester’s second signing of the summer following the arrival of Harry Maguire from Hull City as the former champions look to improve on a 12th-placed finish in 2016-17.
“I’m very happy to be here with Leicester City and I’m looking forward to experiencing the Premier League with my new team-mates next season,” he told the club’s official website.
“Everything about this club seems good and it’s been great to meet my new team-mates. I’ve already spoken with them about the city and the club so I can’t wait to get started.”
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Shakespeare added: “I’m absolutely delighted that Vicente has joined us. He’s player with such a good pedigree from his time in Spain with Sevilla and he adds some really strong competition to our squad.”
Iborra will likely battle with Danny Drinkwater and Wilfred Ndidi for a place in the starting XI, while Andy King and Daniel Amartey are also available as midfield options.