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​Leicester 'signing' Adrien Silva returns to Portugal

Midfielder Adrien Silva has returned to Portugal as Leicester continue to wait on his availability, reports Sporting Life.

The 28 year old Portugal international is not allowed to train with the Foxes after FIFA blocked his £22million switch from Sporting Lisbon because his documentation was received by the FA 14 seconds after the deadline.

Boss Craig Shakespeare said: "He has gone back to Portugal for the time being. He is an expecting father so he spent a bit of time with his family at the weekend. Then we will see what the process brings from now on.

"The conversations I've had with him so far are very brief but of course in the back of his mind the World Cup will be a concern. But I think he is more interested in finding the right solution for here and now."

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