Brendan Rodgers has wrapped up his second main signing of the summer season, luring the Turkey worldwide to the King Energy Stadium from Stadio Olimpico
Leicester Metropolis have introduced the signing of Cengiz Underneath on a season-long loan from Roma.
Underneath will spend the 2020-21 marketing campaign on the King Energy Stadium topic to Premier League and worldwide clearance, with the Foxes reaching a last settlement over a reported £2.7 million loan charge with the Giallorossi on Saturday.
The 23-year-old has spent the final three years of his profession at Stadio Olimpico, however will now hyperlink up with fellow countryman Caglar Soyuncu on the King Energy Stadium.
The Turkey worldwide is trying ahead to working with Soyuncu at membership degree and in addition says he’s relishing the possibility to show himself within the English prime flight.
Underneath advised Leicester’s official web site after his unveiling: “I can’t wait to go to Leicester and begin coaching. I’ve at all times needed to play in England and this can be a nice alternative to play within the Premier League.
“I’ll attempt to assist my team-mates on the pitch and off the pitch and I consider that I can enhance my efficiency day by day. I feel I’m quick and might create plenty of possibilities for my colleagues.
“I feel very good because my best friend plays for Leicester City. I am very happy to be able to play with Caglar and I always watched Leicester’s games because of him.”
— Leicester Metropolis (@LCFC) September 20, 2020
Roma invested €13 million (£12m/$15m) in Underneath’s abilities in the summertime of 2017, snapping him up from Basaksehir on a five-year contract.
The Turkish winger has since racked up 88 appearances throughout all competitions for Paulo Fonseca’s aspect, scoring 17 objectives and offering 12 assists.
He was rewarded for his performances with a brand new long-term contract in August 2019, however solely featured in 18 Serie A matches for Roma final season.
Underneath will now be anticipated to assist Leicester construct on a fifth-place Premier League end, with Brendan Rodgers main the membership throughout their first foray into the Europa League.
The Roma star is not going to be eligible to function when the Foxes tackle Burnley on the King Energy this weekend, however may very well be in line to make his debut throughout an EFL third-round conflict towards Arsenal on Wednesday.
Leicester are due to absorb a visit to Etihad Stadium to face Manchester Metropolis 4 days later, with the fixture checklist set to pile up shortly as a result of scheduling modifications brought on by the coronavirus disaster.