Premier League Winner Daniel Amartey Leaves Leicester City After Eight Years

Premier League Winner Daniel Amartey Leaves Leicester City After Eight Years

Lukman Mumuni
June 6, 2023 at 5:27 AM
  • Daniel Amartey has ended his stay with Premier League outfit Leicester City
  • The Ghanaian defender leaves the former EPL champions after eight seasons
  • Amartey is said to be on the radar of Turkish top flight league giants Besiktas

Ghanaian defender, Daniel Amartey has finally left Leicester City after eight seasons with the English Premier League club.

The Black Stars centre-back joined the Foxes in 2016 from Danish side, FC Copenhagen, going on to win the Premier League, the FA Cup, and the Community Shield.

Amartey made over 150 appearances for the King Power Stadium outfit before their relegation to the English Championship at the end of the campaign.

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Daniel Amartey has left English club Leicester City after eight seasons. Credit: @LCFC @premierleague
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The 28-year-old is one of seven players whose departure has been confirmed by the club.

"Youri Tielemans, Çağlar Söyüncü, Daniel Amartey, Nampalys Mendy, Ryan Bertrand, Ayoze Pérez, and Tetê will all bring their spells at King Power Stadium to an end," a statement on the club's official website read.

Leicester City also stated it remained in discussion with captain, Jonny Evans regarding his future, with his contract due to expire later this month.

"...An option has been exercised to extend the contract of midfielder, Hamza Choudhury to June 2024," the statement added.

Amartey has been linked with a move to Turkey's Super Lig, with Besiktas reportedly interested in the Ghanaian international, as reported by SportsWorldGhana.

Amartey to join AC Milan?

Sports Brief also reported that Ghanaian defender, Amartey could join AC Milan in the summer transfer window, amid claims he had agreed to a deal with the Serie A club.

The 28-year-old's contract with former Premier League champions, Leicester City ends this month and the centre-back is set for a move away from the King Power Stadium.

Amartey remains one of two members of the victorious Foxes team that shockingly won the English top flight title in 2016, alongside Jamie Vardy.

Amartey gifts ex-coach with car

Black Stars defender, Amartey returned a favour to a man who helped him ten years ago after gifting him a new car.

Sports Brief reported the Leicester City defender presented the car through ex-Ghanaian footballer, Awudu Issaka.

According to sports journalist, Saddick Adams, Amartey remembered the man for a gesture during his youth days.

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