Leicester City fans have welcomed the latest news that Demarai Gray has renewed his contract at the Foxes.

The England Under-21s star has committed his future to the Foxes after being handed a recall by new boss Claude Puel.

He starred in the Frenchman’s first game in charge – a 2-0 victory over Everton on Sunday.

“It’s good news,” said Puel. “In the game he was impressive in his performance and he’s a good player.

“I saw him with the England Under-21s last season and I liked him.

“He’s a good player and it was good for me to see him in this game.


LCFC have been keeping an eye on the youngster for quite a while and the triggered the release clause a while ago.

Gray, who scored a spectacular goal for Birmingham against City at St Andrews in a friendly last summer, was signed for an undisclosed fee.

Gray Out pen to paper in a four-and-a-half-year contract, told Leicester’s website: “It’s been my dream to play in the Premier League since I started playing football so I’m very happy to join the club. It’s a great club. The facilities are great and for a player like me it’s an ideal place for me to improve. Meeting all the staff here, it seems like a nice family place, so I think that’s perfect for me.

“You can see how well the team has been doing this year and I watch a lot of football so I can see that the way Leicester City play suits my style. I only hear good things about Leicester and I’m looking forward to starting.”