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Leicester City sign Man Utd duo

Leicester City have struck a deal to sign Ritchie De Laet and Matty James from Manchester United.

The Championship side tonight announced Belgian defender De Laet, 23, and English midfielder James, 20, will move to the King Power Stadium on three-year contracts.

Ritchie and Matthew are both players we have been monitoring for some time and we are very pleased to be able to bring them both to the club.

"Both are hungry, young players with winning mentalities, experience of Championship football and a desire to be successful."

– Nigel Pearson, Manager

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