Islam Slimani sign for Leicester

Leicester City has finalised a club-record £29.7million deal for Sporting Lisbon's Islam Slimani.

Claudio Ranieri had a £25m bid rejected for the forward on Tuesday but went back to the Portuguese side with an improved offer, which has been accepted. 

The Algerian, who scored 27 times last season, passed a medical before the deal was finalised.

He said of his move to the Premier League champions: 'To join a team like Leicester City is a huge honour and I can't wait to get started.