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DONE DEAL: Leicester sign Blackburn Rovers youngster Callum Wright

Leicester City have signed Blackburn Rovers youngster Callum Wright.

The 17-year-old winger has penned a professional deal until 2021 at the Foxes having scored four goals in 14 games for Rovers' high-flying Under-23s this season.

He also helped the club's Under-18s reach the fifth round of the FA Youth Cup, scoring in the fourth-round victory over Watford.

Rovers' academy manager Stuart Jones told the club's website: "Ultimately, we did everything we could to try and keep Callum, but the situation was taken out of our hands when Premier League clubs became interested.

"He's a young player and when Premier League clubs came calling, both he and his family were keen to move on."

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