Home Scottish Premiership Leicester defender Filip Benkovic joins Belgian side OH Leuven on loan for the rest of the season

Leicester defender Filip Benkovic joins Belgian side OH Leuven on loan for the rest of the season

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Leicester defender Filip Benkovic joins Belgian side OH Leuven on loan for the rest of the season as they see off competition from Celtic

  • Leicester defender Filip Benkovic has secured a loan move to OH Leuven 
  • Benkovic returned from a loan spell at Cardiff and had been linked with Celtic 
  • Former Leicester midfielder Andy King will help Benkovic settle in at Leuven 
  • Leicester City and Leuven are both owned by King Power International Group 

Leicester defender Filip Benkovic has joined Belgian side OH Leuven on loan until the end of the season, the Premier League club have announced.

Croatia centre back Benkovic has made two senior appearances for the Foxes since arriving from Dinamo Zagreb in August 2018.

The 23-year-old’s latest loan move, which is subject to international clearance, follows spells with Celtic, Bristol City and Cardiff. 

Leicester City defender Filip Benkovic is joining Belgian side OH Leuven on a season loan

He spent the first half of this campaign with the Bluebirds but was restricted to just one Sky Bet Championship outing.

Benkovic, who has been capped once by his country, started Leicester’s 2-0 FA Cup third-round win over Wigan last January.

Former Leicester midfielder Andy King will help the Croatian centre back settle in at Leuven

Former Leicester midfielder Andy King will help the Croatian centre back settle in at Leuven

He made his debut as a substitute in a 4-0 Carabao Cup success over Fleetwood shortly after joining the club.

Leuven and Leicester are both owned by King Power International Group.

The Belgian club, who sit fourth in the Jupiler Pro League, last week signed former Foxes midfielder Andy King.

More to follow…    

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Source: DailyMail

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