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Some Leicester fans excited after Romano reveals Soumare agreed to transfer back in January

Some Leicester City fans have been feeling excited after Fabrizio Romano revealed a new update regarding their chase of Boubakary Soumare.

It’s well-known news the Foxes have been chasing the signing of the midfielder from Ligue 1 outfit Lille, however, it has now emerged the club have had a personal agreement with the ace from way back since February, according to the famed journalist.

However, despite the ace’s tender age and outstanding ability, it seems the Midlands outfit are about to secure the star for a mere €23m (£20m).

The midfielder has enjoyed a standout season in the French top-flight, helping Lille reach the summit of the division ahead of Paris Saint Germain. Les Douges need just four points from their final two league games to lift the league title for the first time since back in 2011.

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With the latest news over when the club reached an agreement with the midfielder, it has become apparent that the King Power Stadium outfit’s summer transfer plans have been in the works for a while now.

It’s a testament to how organised the team are ahead of what will be an exciting campaign for the side next term.

Here is how fans reacted to the news…

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