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Official: Vicente Iborra joins Villarreal

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Spanish La Liga club Villarreal CF have reached an agreement with Leicester City for the transfer of midfielder Vicente Iborra.

Villarreal have announced the signing of Vicente Iborra from Leicester on a four-and-a-half year deal for an undisclosed fee.

According to the club’s website, Iborra has put pen to paper on a deal that will keep him at the club until June 2023.

The 30-year-old signed for Leicester in the summer of 2017 and scored four goals in 37 appearances for the foxes.

He made his debut for Leicester in their 2-0 Carabao Cup home victory against Liverpool in September 2017 and netted his first goal for the club two months later in a 2-2 draw at Stoke City.

Before coming to England, Iborra had a four-year spell at Sevilla where he played 172 matches, scored 30 goals and provided 13 assists, and also helped the club win three consecutive UEFA Europa League titles.

The midfielder has joined up with the team and could be available for selection when  Villarreal host Espanyol in the Copa Del Rey on Wednesday night.