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​Leicester boss Rodgers excited to add Perez

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is delighted with the acquisition of Ayoze Perez.

The former Newcastle United striker will add a new dimension to the team's attack.

He managed 16 goals in 34 games for Newcastle last season, despite playing in a very defensive setup.

Leicester were searching for more firepower and quickly pounced when Perez decided to quit Newcastle this summer.

Rodgers spoke about his excitement at signing such a talented player.

Leicester boss Rodgers said to LCFC TV of Perez: "I think Ayoze will be a wonderful addition to the squad. He's quick, has a good eye for goal and he's experienced in the Premier League too.

"I think he's a player who will excite our supporters, and his style is one that I believe complements the options and quality that we already have here at the Football Club."

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