11:00pm: CLOSED! The transfer window has slammed shut for this month. And with Leicester not expected to do any late business, it’s good night from us here at FoxesHub. Thanks for following today’s coverage.
10:30pm: BREAKING: Filip Benkovic’s loan move to Bristol City has been confirmed.
10:00pm: BREAKING: Ryan Bennett has been announced as a Leicester City player.
9:04pm: An outgoing from Leuven as Sam Hendriks joins Cambuur on loan until the end of the season.
8:56pm: Full Time: Chelsea Under-23s 2-2 Leicester City Under-23s.
8:52pm: GOAAAAL! A 92nd minute equaliser from Darnell Johnson, who smashes a header in from a corner! 2-2.
8:34pm: Leicester have pulled one back through a fantastic move and finish by Tyrese Shade. 2-1 to Chelsea.
8:19pm: Goal! Chelsea Under-23s double their lead as Henry Lawrence fires home from close range after a Viktor Johansson save.
7:30pm: Goal! Chelsea Under-23s have the lead against Leicester City Under-23s at the EBB Stadium in Aldershot. Tino Anjorin with the goal for the hosts.
7:11pm: Filip Benkovic’s loan move to Bristol City has been completed, per the Telegraph‘s John Percy.
6:20pm: Another signing for Leuven and it’s another Gent player. This time, left-footed centre-half Jan Van den Bergh has joined on loan until the end of the season.
6:06pm: Team news has just emerged for the Under-23s’ trip to Chelsea this evening. Darnell Johnson, Calvin Ughelumba, Sam Hughes and Bartosz Kapustka all start.
No room in the squad for George Hirst, who could be heading out on loan before the 11pm deadline.
2:49pm: It really has gone quiet this afternoon. It’s understood that Ryan Bennett is still at Belvoir Drive and undergoing his medical.
1:17pm: Some news coming out of Belgium this afternoon. OH Leuven have signed 28-year-old winger Stallone Limbombe from Gent on a one-and-a-half-year deal.
12:14pm: Jermaine Beckford has made an interesting revelation on Sky Sports News about his time at Leicester City.
“Sven-Göran Eriksson promised the owners we’d have a certain number of points after a certain number of games,” he said. “We missed it by one point and he stepped down.
“From there onward it was very, very different. Nigel Pearson came in and we got on like a house on fire initially, but ultimately it just didn’t seem to work out.”
11:57am: Matty James will not be going out on loan today, according to The Athletic‘s Rob Tanner. Leicester do not want to rush him so he will continue with a solid training schedule until the summer.
11:11am: The Telegraph and The Athletic report that Bennett will initially join Leicester on loan, with an option to buy for £5m in the summer. Filip Benkovic now set to join Bristol City on a temporary move until the end of the season.
10:50am: BREAKING: Ryan Bennett ‘on his way’ for medical at Leicester City
According to Sky Sports‘ Anton Toloui and the Telegraph‘s John Percy, Wolves defender Ryan Bennett is ‘on his way’ to Leicester City for a medical.
10:31am: The window so far for Leicester City:
- Lukáš Hušek joined Sparta Prague
- Raúl Uche signed for Real Valladolid
- Layton Ndukwu recalled from Southend United
- George Thomas joined ADO Den Haag on loan until end of season
- Andy King signs for Huddersfield on a season-long loan
- Manchester City signed Camron Gbadebo
- Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (Blackpool) and Admiral Muskwe (Swindon Town) departed on loan until end of season
- Justen Kranthove on trial with Sunderland
- Mitch Clark re-joined Port Vale on season-long loan
9:53am: Leicester City Under-23s visit Chelsea this evening and it’ll be interesting to see who is in the squad ahead of some potential last-minute loan deals. Defender Calvin Ughelumba has also been linked with a permanent move to West Ham.
9:22am: Earlier this morning, the Telegraph‘s Mike McGrath confirmed that Filip Benkovic will join Bristol City ‘when’ Leicester sign a centre-half today.
9:12am: Italian outlet TMW report that Inter Milan will make ‘new contacts’ in an attempt to sign Leicester striker Islam Slimani.
9:00am: Good morning and welcome to FoxesHub’s live Deadline Day blog. We’re hopeful that Leicester can sign a centre-back today, allowing Filip Benkovic to join Bristol City on loan. We also expect at least one Development Squad player to go out on loan to the Football League before today’s 11pm deadline.