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Coventry City manager Mark Robins 'disappointed' with George Thomas' departure to Leicester City

Coventry City's manager Mark Robins with George Thomas Photo: PA

The Coventry City manager says he's disappointed with the departure of George Thomas.

The 20-year-old has signed a three-year deal at Leicester City.

We are disappointed George has come to this decision. He is a fantastic lad and everyone associated with Coventry City wish him all the very best.

Hopefully our paths can cross again at some point in the future.

– Mark Robins, Coventry City manager

The attacker, who can play as both a striker and a midfielder, scored the decisive goal in Coventry's EFL Trophy victory at Wembley last season.

George Thomas celebrates at Wembley Credit: PA

Thomas, who was born in Leicester, scored nine goals in 36 appearances for the Sky Blues in the last campaign.

He is also a Wales youth international, having represented them at Under-17, Under-19 and Under-20 level.