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Leicester training facility plan hits new roadblock

Leicester City's shocking success in winning 2015/16 Premier League has led them to plan on building a new training ground.

Unfortunately, their plan will not be able to come true in the near future yet as their deal on buying The Forest Hill golf club broke down.

It is due to a £12 million covenant on the land, confirmed by the city's Mayor, Sir Peter Soulsby.

He said: "The land was sold cheaply, before my time as mayor, on the understanding that if it was used for anything other than a golf club we would then have to charge an economic value for that land.

"There is no-one more proud than me of the achievements of Leicester City, but I have a responsibility to the council tax-payers and we had to recognise the land's true value."

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