Home grown debut, a player in from the crowd, good to see it happen as we all waited for that day

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Obviously not his first game in the first team, but Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall did get his debut in the Premier League against Norwich. He has been out on loan at Blackpool and Luton and done well, coming back a more mature player and finally at the age of 21 getting his full senior league debut.

The Shepshed born midfielder is a player that joined the club at eight years of age and for many years been good for the U.23’s and lately seen great progress during his time out on loan. He was close to staying last season, but probably did best by going out, and being a midfielder with so much competition, it will be interesting to watch his progress this season.

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He is a bit different from the rest of midfield players and have a good eye for a pass, can score goals and also have more pace than a usual midfielder, which makes him tricky to mark and predict for an opponent. This is a good option to have in the tool box for Brendan Rodgers depending on which game he is suited for.

Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall made his debut in the first team in an FA Cup tie v. Brentford back in January 2020, and has been involved in much pre-seasons and played a number of friendlies, he has also played in the EFL Cup so this was his third official game for the club, but the first in Premier League action.

Luke Thomas is another young player that has come through lately and great to see Dewsbury-Hall following him, both are local and that counts a lot as the football club need to be in the area and spot talent as they also did in the early days, but in some way not always been clever in that department.

From those early days we did see local talent grow. Graham Cross and Alan Woollett were both in the line-up for that 1969 FA Cup final, so was Peter Shilton, all of them home grown and from Leicestershire. Malcolm Munro from Melton Mowbray and Andy Peake from Market Harborough did follow during the years after, not to forget Gary Lineker.

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Always grand to see those young players from the local area coming through and beeing from the county that makes it very special and the bonding between these players and the fans gives everyone something extra. We do also have to mention Stefan and Scott Oakes, two local born brothers, both playing for the club, and also Russell Hoult born in Ashby de la Zouch also in this county.

We could of course go on and mention a few more such as Emile Heskey, Dion Dublin, Jeff Blockley and Matt Piper. Not to forget Tommy Wright and Jon Stevenson together with Matt Heath who all came up through the youth system and played Premier League football at the club, mostly on the fringe but again local born players.

Others that came after was Levi Porter and Joe Mattock who both were locals and playing a number of games before moving on or being sold.

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We love it when it happens and it’s great for the club, the player, fans and everyone involved when such a debut is made as they are always very special. Kiernan had a good debut as well and could have scored or at least been given an assist if Kelechi Iheanacho had scored, but luckily in the end it had nothing to say for the final result and coming home with three points, that makes such a debut even better.

Leicester transfer deals imminent, Chelsea signing unlikely, departures announced and close to happen

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The move for Ademola Lookman looks settled as latest reports suggests that the player is eager to join and get his career back on track. Lookman had a positve loan season with Fulham and among those lifting the roof at Craven Cottage at times to give fans a hope for survival.

He has also shown his talent over a number of years with Everton and Charlton previously and will of course give Brendan Rodgers more depth and better selection options going into a great number of competitions this season including the Europa League games which of course is thrilling for Ademola Lookman.

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Dennis Praet will certainly be leaving with Torino close to complete the move firstly agreed as a loan but we cannot see why it will not become a permanent deal, with the Serie A being a place Praet previously have shown his skills and cleverness.

Hamza Choudhury is said to be close to a move to Newcastle, a link that has been there for a long time and ever since January. Steve Bruce is a keen admirer and on his best days Hamza is a good player with a Premier League spirit. There are still not any certainty in this rumour, and it’s been a bit on and off as the days have gone by, we just have to wait until the very end if this can be settled or not.

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To see Chelsea accept a bid from Leicester on Hudson-Odoi would be a mega surprise with Borussia Dortmund hopeful of landing the England international, with a deal close, but it is a difficult one as Thomas Tuchel is eager to keep his talented winger, so Hudson-Odoi could be staying at Stamford Bridge.

Young midfielder Sidnei Tavares who has yet to agree on a new deal at Leicester and at this moment is out of contract and has been chased by a number of clubs, with Parma of Serie B said to be the leaders of the pack.

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Shocking news as Leicester and Chelsea consider move, defender arrives at Reading, the latest transfer twist and turns

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Leicester will do business and with Ademola Lookman being a close and hot target a new name appear in the rumour mill. A bid is said to be tabled at Stamford Bridge for their attacking winger option Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Hudson-Odoi has not appeared for Chelsea in the openers of the season and of course would like to be more involved but with the interest from Borussia Dortmund also said to be present this looks like an option that would suit the player and club better than to let him leave and join a rival in Premier League.

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Of course a player that could be a good option for Leicester but again would not be a certain starter in every game, it will be exciting to see who will come in and give the squad the depth needed as the injury list is longer than we would have hoped for.

Scott Dann has joined Reading in Championship. Leicester were said to have an interest but the former Blackburn and Crystal Palace defender will now see his future with The Royals.

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Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has been talking to Sky Sports about the possible move for Dennis Praet and sees it all as a loan with a chance to buy at the end of the season, so that might not really create much cash to use on a new face, though Leicester might have the options needed to bring in yet another big fish.

There could also be a possible move out for Hamza Choudhury with Newcastle the club mentioned as his next possible destination. Hamza has earlier been linked with a move to The Toon as his chances are limited with so many other options available at the moment.

Kamal Sowah has left the club and has signed a contract with Brugge.

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With Scott Dann out of the defender addition picture, will it be a new approach or interest shown in a number of those other defenders on the list. Bologna defender Takihiro Tomiyasu and Middlesbrough’s Djed Spence as two of the latest players to be mentioned.

Tomiyasu has not been involved for Bologna in the season start with the 22 year old a hot name into the very end of this transfer window.

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