LEICESTER, England — Leicester strengthened its options at full back by signing versatile Belgium defender Timothy Castagne from Italian side Atalanta on Thursday.
The 24-year-old Castagne, who joined for a reported fee of 21 million pounds ($28 million), is primarily a right back but can also fill in at left back.
Leicester recently sold left back Ben Chilwell to Chelsea, while first-choice right back Ricardo Pereira will miss the start of the season because of an injury carried over from last season.
Castagne is Leicester’s first signing of the truncated off-season .
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