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Iborra joins Leicester City

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Iborra joins Leicester City

Iborra joins Leicester City

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Sevilla captain Vicente Iborra has left the Sánchez-Pizjuán after four seasons, signing a four-year deal with the Premier League club.

Sevilla skipper Vicente Iborra has been confirmed as a new Leicester City player after completing a move to the Premier League club for an undisclosed fee.

Having passed a medical on Thursday, the former Levante midfielder has signed a four-year contract with the 2015/16 English champions.

Three-time Europa League winner with Sevilla

Iborra made 172 appearances in four seasons at Sevilla, helping the LaLiga side to three consecutive Europa League titles between 2014 and 2016.

In a statement announcing the 29-year-old's departure, the Andalusians paid tribute to the "dedication and commitment that led him to wear the captain's armband in his final season [at the club].

"[Iborra] has gone down in the history of Sevilla FC not only for his achievements, but also for his leadership on and off the pitch."

Iborra "can't wait to get started" at Leicester

Speaking to the Foxes' website, Iborra said: "I'm very happy to be here with Leicester City and I’m looking forward to experiencing the Premier League with my new team-mates next season.

"Everything about this club seems good and it's been great to meet my new team-mates. I've already spoken with them about the city and the club so I can't wait to get started."

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