Zambian striker joins Leicester City

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ZAMBIAN crack striker Patson Daka has signed for British Premier League side Leicester City.

Leicester has announced the arrival of the 22-year-old Zambian International, who joins the team from Austrian First Division side Red Bull Salzburg. He has signed a five-year contract.

Daka, who won the Austrian Bundesliga Player of the Year for the past season,  scored 34 goals and provided 12 assists in 42 matches across all competitions in the 2020/2021 season.

He has received a message of congratulations and support from Chelsea and Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba.

Daka said was excited about his move and looks forward to starting the new season and joining his new teammates. 

At Leicester he joins fellow Africans in fellow striker Inehacho and defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi.

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