Malaga swoops in for Leicester’s Hernandez

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  • Post published:January 25, 2017

Leicester City have confirmed that defender Luis Hernandez has signed for Spanish La Liga side Malaga in a permanent deal for an undisclosed fee.

The 27-year-old defender made a total of eight appearances for the Foxes since his arrival on a free transfer in the summer from Sporting Gijon.

Seven of which were starts, including four during the Foxes successful Champions League Group Stage campaign.

The defender will now return to Spain after joining Malaga, who are currently placed 14th in the La Liga.

‘The Club thanks Luis for his contribution during his time at Leicester City Football Club and wishes him all the very best for the future,’ reports the Leicester City website.

Leicester City will now take on Derby County in the FA Cup at the iPro Stadium on Friday.

Kick-off has been set for 21:55.