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New Contract Elliott Moore

Discussion in 'Leicester City' started by Jeff, Jun 20, 2018.

  1. Jeff

    Jeff Administrator Staff Member

    Leicester City defender Elliott Moore has signed a new two-year contract with the Football Club to keep him at King Power Stadium until at least 2020.

    The 6ft 5ins Academy graduate will also continue his development on loan with Belgian Proximus League side OH Leuven for the 2018/19 season, following a highly successful campaign with the team last term.

    It’s a move that comes after a season in which Moore firmly established himself in OHL’s first team. He appeared 35 times across all competitions in Belgium and scored three goals – form that saw him captain the side on numerous occasions.

    His time in Belgium capped an impressive 12 months for the Coalville-born defender, who was also part of the England Under-20s squad that lifted the Toulon Tournament trophy in the summer of 2017. He featured alongside fellow Leicester City Academy graduate Harvey Barnes in the tournament, which another Leicester team-mate – Hamza Choudhury – helped England retain earlier this month.

    The commanding defender progressed rapidly through the Club’s Academy into first team contention at the start of last season. His development has continued in Belgium with a series of authoritative displays for Nigel Pearson’s side.

    Elliott’s previous experience with the Academy and Development Squad, which includes an FA Youth Cup Semi-Final appearance, have been key to his progress, which has also been recognised at international level with appearances for England Under-18s and Under-20s.
     

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