Leicester City FC plotting a return for African star

By Sarad Bade Shrestha  |  July 27, 2014
Leicester City FC plotting a return for African star

Leicester City will be making their return to the Premier League after a decade long hiatus and the Foxes will be hoping to give a good account of themselves against the big boys.

While Leicester were simply magnificent in the Championship last season, their squad certainly requires to be reinforced in order to have a chance of standing toe to toe with some of the best teams in the world and as a result, manager Nigel Pearson has been very active in the transfer market so far.

 Nigel Pearson1Nigel Pearson has been very active in the transfer market so far

Having recruited no less than six players this summer, Pearson is still looking to add a few new faces to the ranks at the club and it is believed that the Foxes’ boss is plotting a return for Ivory Coast star Sol Bamba.

Bamba, who made over 50 appearances for Leicester during his two year stay at the club back in 2010, was farmed out by Pearson to Turkish side Trabzonspor in an attempt to cut down the wage bill few years ago.

However, it is now being reported that the 50-year old is plotting a move to tempt the experienced defender back to the King Power Stadium.

 Sol Bamba1Bamba made over 50 appearances for the Foxes during his first spell

Currently in the final year of his contract at Trabzonspor, Bamba could be available for a fee as little as £500,000 and has seen as a good cover at central defence for Wes Morgan and Matthew Upson.

Bamba is a highly experienced player who has made close to 40 appearances for the Ivory Coast national team and the 29-year old could prove to be a useful addition at the club.

Leicester City has so far recruited the services of Leonardo Ulloa, Louis Rowley, Ben Hamer, Jack Barmby, Marc Albrighton and Matthew Upson.

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