The 22-year-old is contracted to Shakhtar Donetsk, but has been at Lyon since March 2022 under the FIFA ruling which allowed all foreign players to suspend their contracts in Ukraine following Russia's invasion. Tete, who will become the first Brazilian to play for Leicester, has six goals and three assists in 17 Ligue 1 appearances for Lyon this term and hopes to add some attacking impetus to a Leicester side still in the thick of the Premier League's relegation battle. "I'm really happy to be here,6" Tete said.
Ecuador international Caicedo has made public his desire to leave the club.
Liverpool are back at the scene of their Premier League thumping two weeks ago as they take on free-scoring Brighton in the FA Cup fourth round