Eighteen-year-old defender Tyler French is currently on trial with Leicester City.

The AFC Sudbury defender has been invited to Belvoir Drive after impressing Foxes scouts with his performances in the Ryman League Premier Division this season.

French’s Leicester trial follows a similar arranges with Ipswich Town and Crystal Palace earlier in the season. In fact, transfer talks with Crystal Palace, which broke down on deadline day in January.

AFC Sudbury manager Jamie Godbold is friends with Dmitri Halajko, who is the Head of Technical Coaching at Leicester City. French has two years remaining on his AFC Sudbury contract.

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