Leicester City: Daniel Amartey signs from FC Copenhagen

Daniel Amartey
Daniel Amartey was in the Ghana squad that reached the final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Leicester City have signed Ghana defender Daniel Amartey from Danish side FC Copenhagen on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

Amartey can also play in midfield and is believed to have cost the Foxes in the region of £6m.

The 21-year-old, who has won six international caps, played 63 games for Copenhagen after joining them in 2014.

"Daniel has been a role model and a key player for us," said Copenhagen manager Stale Solbakken.

"It is a dream come true for him to play in the Premier League for a club who have targeted him for a long period."

Amartey is Leicester's second signing in the January transfer window, after winger Demarai Gray moved from Birmingham City in a transfer worth £3.7m.

The Foxes' record signing Andrej Kramaric has joined Bundesliga side Hoffenheim on loan until the end of the season.

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