• Done deal: Islam Slimani joins Leicester from Sporting Lisbon

    Done deal: Islam Slimani joins Leicester from Sporting Lisbon

    Islam Slimani has completed a £25.4million transfer move from Sporting Lisbon to Leicester.

    The Algerian striker has completed a move to join Claudio Ranieri’s side after a huge offer from the Foxes.

    The 28-year-old has been with Sporting since 2013 and banged in 27 goals for the Portuguese club last season.

    He also scored two goals at the 2014 World Cup as Algeria reached the knockout stages.

    Sporting Lisbon earlier thanked the striker for his services to the club and wished him well for […]

  • Reports claim Arsenal have opened talks to sign £25m striker and player wants move

    Reports claim Arsenal have opened talks to sign £25m striker and player wants move

    ARSENAL have opened talks with Sporting Lisbon over striker Islam Slimani, according to reports.

    Sporting Lisbon striker Islam Slimani is apparently a target for Arsenal.

    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is actively trying to sign a defender before next Wednesday’s transfer deadline.

    But a new striker is also on his agenda, having seen a £29million bid for Lyon hitman Alexandre Lacazette rejected earlier this summer.

    And now website Here Is The City Sport claim Arsenal have made contact with Sporting about signing Slimani.

    It is said […]