Leicester finalise £13m Filip Benkovic signing from Dinamo Zagreb

Leicester City unveil new signing Filip Benkovic
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Leicester City have finalised the signing of defender Filip Benkovic from Dinamo Zagreb.

The 21-year-old has signed a five-year deal at the King Power Stadium. Sky sources understand the fee is £13m.

Speaking to the club website, Benkovic said: "I will give all my heart to this club, to all the fans, to everybody.

"Hopefully we'll have a very good result this season. The ambitions of Leicester City are so big.

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"I like the club very much and I think it's a very good step for me to the next level. I'm very happy to be here."

Benkovic, who plays at centre-back, has five caps for Croatia U21s.

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