Date: 7th August 2011 at 2:42am
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24 year old Swiss international Gelson Fernandez has signed on to Leicester for a season long deal from French club Saint Etienne.

Gelson made his debut in yesterdays clash against Coventry and Sven has long been an admirer since signing the player during his spell at Manchester City.

Speaking to lcfc.com Eriksson said.

‘Gelson is a hugely experienced footballer and we are delighted that he is joining us. He is an all round midfielder, who can sit and protect the defence but he is also a box to box player. He has great energy and determination.’

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