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Leicester City Sign Islam Slimani From Sporting Lisbon For £29m


Leicester City have signed Islam Slimani from Sporting Lisbon for a fee believed to be a club-record £29m.

The 28-year-old forward, who has agreed a five-year deal, left Algeria’s training camp to have a medical with the Premier League champions.

He has been with Sporting since 2013 and scored 27 goals for the Portuguese side last season.

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He also scored twice at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil as Algeria reached the knockout stages for the first time.

Meanwhile, Foxes midfielder Gokhan Inler, 32, has joined Besiktas.

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