Leicester will complete the signing of Coventry City forward George Thomas in a deal totalling around £500,000, with the move set to go through in the next 24 hours.
Jack Pitt-Brooke, of The Independent, reports that Leicester have agreed a fee for the Wales youth international and, after a drawn out period of speculations
George Thomas played no part in the pre-season games due to insurance reasons, and has not been included in the new squad list which sees his number 27 shirt from last season given to rookie defender Darragh Leahy.
The Sky Blues Academy graduate shot his name into the headlines back in April after firing City into a 2-0 lead during the Checkatrade Trophy final at Wembley.
Thomas is out of contract at Coventry, and although the 20-year-old remains training with the Sky Blues it appears the Welsh starlet has been holding out for a move away from the club that oversaw his rise to senior football.
Coventry manager Mark Robins had offered Thomas a new deal at the Ricoh Arena, but the young midfielder opted to stall on the deal, considering his options