Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has signed a contract extension with the club.
Vardy has signed a new four-year contract that will see him stay at the East Midlands club till 2022. This new deal will make him the highest-paid player in Leicester City's history.
Vardy said: "Everybody knows how I feel about playing for this club and it's a great feeling to know that I can look forward to another four years as a Leicester City player.
"The journey that me, the team and the club have been on in the past few years has been incredible. Going into the new season, it's an exciting time for Leicester City and I'm delighted to be part of it."
The announcement of Vardy's new deal came on the same day the club reached an agreement with Freiburg to sign Turkey defender Caglar Soyuncu and completed a deal for Filip Benkovic, 21, from Dinamo Zagreb.
Leicester begin their Premier League campaign later tonight against Manchester United.
KO - 12:30am IST (11 August)
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