Yohan Benalouane: Leicester defender joins Fiorentina on loan

Yohan Benalouane
Yohan Benalouane's five Leicester starts all came in cup competitions

Fiorentina have signed Leicester City defender Yohan Benalouane on loan until the end of the season.

France-born Benalouane, 28, signed a four-year deal when he joined the Foxes in August from Italian side Atalanta.

He is yet to start a top-flight game for the Premier League leaders.

Fiorentina are managed by former Leicester boss Paulo Sousa and are third in the Serie A table, eight points behind leaders Napoli with 16 matches remaining.

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