Date: 9th May 2018 at 6:17pm
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Leicester City have confirmed that centre-half Robert Huth will leave the King Power Stadium for the final time over the summer.

After three and a half years with Leicester, the defender played a pivotal part in our Premier League title-winning season and our Champions League adventure and fans at tonight’s game will have a chance to say a proper goodbye to the man.

Huth came in from Stoke City on a loan deal in January 2015 and having established himself in the heart of defence as we escaped relegation that year, he made the move permanent that summer. Only Wes Morgan and Kasper Schmeichel started more games than Huth’s tally of 35 as we ran to the top-flight title and with injury hitting this year, he will leave us with 93 appearances to his name across all games.

Manager Claude Puel told

“It is a great shame that I have been unable to call on Robert’s experience due to injury this season, but he is a fantastic man and is always a positive influence on the squad and for this I am grateful. I would like to congratulate him on everything he has achieved as a Leicester City player.”

Vice Chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha added.

“Players like Robert have been so important to our Club in the last three years, not just for his qualities as a footballer, but for his qualities as a character. He’s a leader, a winner and a player whose commitment to the team has made him equally popular among our players and our supporters. His status as a Leicester City great is very much secure.”

Fans had their own send-off for the player and whilst he came in for some good words, others couldn’t resist having a crack given the season fans have had to suffer in 2017/18.

Well, the clear out begins then, let’s see who follows him over the summer.