Leicester Announce Wout Faes As Fofana’s Replacement
Leicester have completed the signing of Wout Faes from Reims as a replacement for Wesley Fofana.
The 24-year-old defender has signed a five-year contract with the Foxes.
Faes is a Belgium international who came through Anderlecht’s academy system.
He joined Reims in 2022 and made 75 appearances for the Ligue Un club, scoring five goals.
He was voted the club’s Player of the Season at the end of the last campaign.
Speaking to LCFC TV, Faes said: “It’s an amazing feeling; it’s not sunk in yet. This is the dream step in my career, and I’m very happy to be here.
“I’m progressing year after year, and I hope to continue doing the same here. All the facilities and knowledge is here to help me to get even better.
“I will have to work hard, but I will give 100 per cent to help the team.