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Good morning, Leicester City fans. Here are your latest City transfer headlines on the eve of the summer window opening.

Explained: Why King Power Stadium decision delayed as Leicester City target remains

Leicester City have accepted the delays over a decision on their planned expansion to the King Power Stadium with a summer 2024 opening not yet ruled out.

The club submitted their planning application for the new East Stand and the revamp of the stadium site last October, but Leicester City Councils first two decision dates, February 10 and then April 20 have been and gone. The latest target is July 31.

The Council say the delays are not out of the ordinary for large and complex projects such as that planned at the King Power Stadium.Citysnew stand will increase the capacity of their home ground to just over 40,000 seats, while the submitted application also included outline plans for a hotel, residential block, indoor arena, and a new club shop on the site.

Leicester City transfer team hit with another exit

Leicester Citys head of football analytics Mladen Sormaz has announced he is leaving the club after three years in the role.

Sormaz, appointed in April 2019 after leaving his job as a data analyst at Huddersfield, was the first person to hold the newly-created role atCityand was responsible for diving deep into the statistics for potential new signings. He now departs for what he describes as a new kind of challenge.

His exit represents a second key departure in the recruitment team at City over the past couple of months after head of the department Lee Congerton left for Italian side Atalanta. Southamptons Martyn Glover is due to take over from Congerton, but is not yet in place.

Chelsea and Manchester United closely interested in Leicester City transfer

Chelsea and Manchester United are closely interested in Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana, according to reports.

Both clubs are eyeing a summer transfer for the 21-year-old centre-back who impressed towards the end of the season, despite missing much of it with a broken leg and ankle ligament damage.

On the whole,Leicesterdramatically improved defensively upon his return to the team and he was in line for his first call-up to the France national team this weekend though he is missing the game in order to get married.

What Im hearing - Leicester City transfer prediction made after two failed moves

Leicester City would be open to Hamza Choudhury joining West Brom permanently this summer.

Thats according to former midfielder Carlton Palmer, who has said that is what he is hearing around the potential transfer.

Choudhuryhas been heavily linked with a move to West Brom over the past few days and is one of several fringe players likely to leave the King Power Stadium this summer. The midfielder featured in just six league games last season and it now seems accepted that he will move on in search of regular football.

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