With manager Darren Moore keen to bring in a box-to-box midfielder in the January transfer window, West Brom have been linked with a move for Leicester City’s Andy King, the Daily Mail are reporting.

Championship side West Brom are keen to bring in Leicester City midfielder Andy King, according to the Daily Mail.

Since the arrival of Frenchman Claude Puel as manager of Leicester City, midfielder Andy King has found first team opportunities hard to come by at the King Power Stadium. King has spent almost his entire football career with Leicester, but looks willing to end his long spell with The Foxes as he searches for first team football.

With Darren Moore keen to bring in a box-to-box midfielder, he is lining up a loan move for the out of favour King.

Apart from two years in the academy of Premier League giants Chelsea from 1998 to 2004 and a half a season loan spell with Swansea City last season, King has spent his entire career with Leicester City.

The Welshman impressed in the youth side, scoring eight goals in 21 appearances in the 2006/07 season with the youngsters. King made 11 Championship appearances in the following season as Leicester were relegated to League One.

In League One, King became a mainstay in the side, making 45 League appearances as The Foxes finished top of the pile. The midfielder has been a fixture in the side ever since, helping Leicester win the Championship and the Premier League since.

Despite this, the football he has been playing this season has been with the reserves in the Premier League 2. With King on the look out for first team football, he may end up joining West Brom with Darren Moore keen on the 30-year-old.

 


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