Morgan signs Leicester deal

  • By: Pete O'Rourke
  • Last Updated: July 4 2014, 18:00 BST

Leicester captain Wes Morgan has signed a new deal with the club.

Wes Morgan: Agreed new deal at Leicester
Wes Morgan: Agreed new deal at Leicester

Leicester have been locked in talks with Morgan over a new deal for some time as they looked to secure his long-term future.

Morgan has established himself as a key player in the Leicester side since arriving from Nottingham Forest in January 2012.

Leicester took up the option to extend Morgan's deal in January for a further year to keep him at the King Power Stadium until 2015, but now they have moved to extend it even further.

Morgan has signed a new three-year deal and follows the likes of Danny Drinkwater and Matty James who both signed new long-term contracts.

The news of Morgan's deal will come as a massive boost to Leicester boss Nigel Pearson as he plans for life back in the Premier League.