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'Huge this': Some Leicester fans rejoice as club announce four-year deal for 'terrific' ace

Leicester City have confirmed that Harvey Barnes has signed a new long-term contract with the club.

The Foxes announced on their official website that the attacker has penned a deal until 2025. Barnes took the number 7 shirt ahead of the new season, and now the attacker has committed his future with Leicester.

Barnes is regarded as one of Leicester’s most exciting talents as well as a future England international. Last season saw the Burnley-born forward score 13 goals in all competitions for Brendan Rodgers’ side.

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It is a positive update for the Foxes. And Barnes himself is pleased to have signed a new contract with Leicester.

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The 23-year-old said to the club’s official website: “I’ve been here for so many years now, it feels like home. For me, it was a no-brainer. Of course, I wanted to extend my stay here.

“It’s been something that’s been going on in the background and to sign now is great. It’s right at the start of a new season as well, which I know everyone is excited about.”

With Leicester once again competing in Europe this season, the Foxes are continuing to build one of the most promising sides in the Premier League.

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And on social media, Leicester fans were buzzing that Barnes had signed a new-long contract with the club.

Here’s what some supporters had to say on Twitter…

Barnes came through the club’s academy and has now asserted himself as a key first-team player for Leicester.

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