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Dennis Praet admits Leicester move almost didn't happen

Leicester City midfielder Dennis Praet admits his move from Sampdoria almost didn't happen.

Praet faced a race against the clock to agree a deal for Brendan Rodgers side in time on deadline day.

The midfielder revealed he signed “just in time" but could not return home and collect his boots, even playing with a team-mates pair for his first game.

Praet told the Guardian: “It was a really close call because it was deadline day.

“I arrived at the training ground but there were some small issues with the contract and I think it was only one hour before the deadline that everything was figured out, so I signed just in time.

“But I arrived here with the thought that if I sign, I could go back to get my stuff I needed.

"But the gaffer really wanted me to stay for the first game, against Chelsea.

“I had no boots, so I did two training sessions and the first game with somebody else's. I don't even know whose they were."

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