Transfer Deadline updates: Leicester City signs Filip Benkovic of Dinamo Zagreb

Leicester City have signed Croatian Under 21 defender Filip Benkovic from Dinamo Zagreb for a reported £13m fee.
The 21 years old defender has agreed a five years deal at the King Power Stadium to become the club's sixth signing this summer
Benkovic the under 21 international, arrives at the king Power Stadium after an impressive 2017/2018 campaign in Dinamo Zagreb in which he made 30 appearances in all  competitions and helped the side realise their Croatian league title ambitions.

"I will give all my heart to this club, to the fans, to everybody," Benkovic said.
"The ambitions of Leicester City are so big. I think it's a very good step for me to go to the next level. I'm very happy to be here."

The Foxes have already made signings of goal keeper Danny Ward, winger Rachid Ghezzal, Recardo Pereira, James Maddison and Jonny Evans.
Claude Pauel Leicester City  manager said: "Filip is an exciting young player who has the potential to develop even more at Leicester.
"He has made a big contribution to Dinamo Zagreb over the last three years and has also benefitted from experiencing European football.
"I know he will give us some great options and competition in the squad and I'm delighted to have him here."

 Filip will add more strength to Claude Puel's squad before their Premier League opener at Manchester United's Old Trafford on Friday (20:00 BST)

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