OFFICIAL: Leicester City Sign Former Manchester United Goalkeeper

Leicester city have completed the signing of former Manchester United goalkeeper and German international goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler Bundesliga side Hannover 96 


The 27-year-old joins on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee .Zieler was part of the Germany squad that won the 2014 Fifa World Cup The goalkeeper played with Danny Simpson, Danny Drinkwater, Ritchie De Laet and Matty James as a youngster with Manchester United. A statement on the clubs official website says;

Leicester City have moved to bolster their goalkeeping options with the addition of Germany international Ron-Robert Zieler from Bundesliga side Hannover 96. 

Zieler is back to the premier league with Leicester city
Zieler is back to the premier league with Leicester city


The 27-year-old shot stopper joins for an undisclosed fee and has put pen-to-paper on a four-year deal to keep him at King Power Stadium until 2020. Zieler told Foxes Player HD: “It feels great coming to Leicester and joining the Club after they’ve had such a great season,it’s really nice to be part of the Club now. I’ve been shown around the training ground and it looks very good and I’ve been to the stadium I heard about the great atmosphere and the great fans, so my first impression is very good.”  zieler-signing-480-1280-3133039


Zieler adds significant experience to the Leicester City squad as they begin both the defence of their Premier League title as well as a first-ever UEFA Champions League campaign in 2016/17.

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Not only does Zieler boast more than 200 appearances for Hannover in Germany, as well as in the Europa League, he was also part of Joachim Löw’s Germany squad that won the FIFA World Cup in 2014. The Cologne-born ‘keeper has six Germany caps to his name, having made his debut in 2011 and has also won the UEFA Euro U-19 Championship with his country.

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