Leicester have confirmed that experienced winger Marc Albrighton has signed a new contract at King Power Stadium.
Since Albrighton joined the club back in 2014, he has been an integral part of the squad that won the Premier League title in 2015/16, and he has retained that importance since Brendan Rodgers took over.
We are pleased to confirm that Marc Albrighton has signed a new contract with the football club until 2024! ? ✅
– Leicester City (@LCFC) July 30, 2021
The 31-year-old, who had entered the final year of his contract, managed 42 matches in all competitions last season, including a start in the FA Cup victory over Chelsea, so tying him to a new contract was a top priority this summer .
Leicester have now done just that and taken to their official website to confirm that Albrighton has put paper on paper in a new three-year contract to join the foxes until 2024.
“I’m happy, it’s obviously a club that goes forward every year,” he told LCFC TV. “It’s a great club, the people here, where the club goes, the direction they go, it’s great to be a part of.
“It’s a club that I have really settled in. I have a good relationship with the fans. The people here are fantastic. Whether it’s the staff around the training ground, the arena or the players, the management, the coaching staff, I really enjoy coming to work. every day at the gym.
“I like to come in and work hard and feel that I have done something that day and to do it at the level we compete in is a dream for me.
“Of course I’ve always been the type of person and player who wants to establish himself in a club and stay there instead of fluttering between different clubs and traveling to different places. I have settled here so it’s great and I’m really enjoying it. the.”
Albrighton also admitted that he was excited about the club’s transfer business, which has already seen Patson Daka, Boubakary Soumare and Ryan Bertrand to King Power Stadium.
Albrighton is excited for the future / Shaun Botterill / Getty Images
“I think there are only improvements in all areas,” he added. “On the pitch, the players we recruit now are incredible players and they take us in the right direction on the pitch. And then everything from the pitch … the training area, the facilities we have now are some of the best in the world.
“So if we will continue to improve and continue that way, there is no limit to this football club.”