Kevin Phillips joins Leicester City as free agent

Leicester City has signed Kevin Phillips as a free agent. He has agreed a deal until the end of the season.

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Official unveiling of Kevin Phillips at Leicester City

Kevin Phillips - the new face at Leicester City Credit: Daniel Hambury/EMPICS Sport

Kevin Phillips will be officially unveiled as a Leicester City player today after signing for the club as a free agent on Wednesday.

The striker, who has played for Aston Villa, West Bromwich Albion and Birmingham City has already been promoted four times in his career.

Kevin Phillips will wear the No. 28 shirt for the Foxes Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

The 40-year-old recently departed from Crystal Palace. He will wear the No. 28 shirt.

  1. James Clark

Kevin Phillips signs for Leicester City as free agent

Kevin Phillips Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Leicester City has signed Kevin Phillips as a free agent. He has agreed a deal until the end of the season.

The 40-year-old recently departed from Crystal Palace. He will wear the No. 28 shirt and could be available to play this Saturday against Leeds if his registration is cleared.

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson, said: “The opportunity to sign a player of Kevin’s experience and know-how doesn’t come along too often so I’m delighted that we’ve been able to add him to our squad."

“He’s a player I know well, he’s a fantastic professional with multiple promotions to his name and he will bring some great qualities to the group, both on and off the pitch.”

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