ENGLAND full-back Ben Chilwell has agreed a new five-year deal at Leicester.
The 21-year-old, who made his Three Lions debut last month, had two full seasons on his existing contract but his club wanted his future secured after attracting interest from Premier League rivals.
Ben Chilwell has signed a five-year deal[/caption]
He will be now among the top earners at the King Power Stadium, according to sources at the club.
Foxes officials moved quickly when Chilwell returned from international duty after impressing again in Gareth Southgate’s squad.
Liverpool have been long-term admirers of him, while Manchester City are looking at options at left-back.
But Chilwell looks set to stay at Leicester for now after breaking establishing himself in the first team in the last two years.
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The left-back was one of the stars of England’s famous win over Spain.
The Three Lions stunned their hosts in Seville by racing into a 3-0 lead at half-time before eventually winning the game 3-2.
Chilwell also played in the 0-0 draw away at Croatia with England boss Southgate singling him out for praise.
He said: “Ben was excellent, his defending was composed.
“He didn’t dive in, his use of the ball was excellent. He should be proud of his performance.”
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