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​Leicester agree £30m fee for Newcastle striker Perez

Leicester City have agreed a £30 million fee for Newcastle star Ayoze Perez.

The striker, who managed 12 Premier League goals last term, had admitted he wanted to leave the club if manager Rafa Benitez departed.

With Benitez's exit confirmed in the past days, Perez made his feelings to the Newcastle hierarchy very clear.

Sky Sports says he is now set for a move to Leicester, where he will be playing under Brendan Rodgers.

The deal is subject to a medical and personal terms, which are not expected to be any problem.

Neither club has made an official statement regarding the impending transfer.

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