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Newest Fox in town

PATSON Daka has become the fastest hat-trick scorer ever in the Austrian Bundesliga following his efforts against SK Sturm Graz on Sunday. PICTURE: RB SALBURG

LONDON – Patson Daka was full of pride and excitement as the Zambia international striker spoke ahead of becoming a Leicester City player today, subject to Premier League and international clearance. Speaking from Salzburg, adorning the Club’s 2021/22 Adidas home shirt, the 22-year-old discussed a range of topics – including his impressive scoring record, his admiration for manager Brendan Rodgers and his determination to help City compete for silverware. After being named as the Austrian Bundesliga Player of the Season last term, netting 34 goals in all competitions, Patson will link up with his Leicester colleagues later this summer. Before then, though, Daka outlined the emotions he felt after agreeing a five-year deal with the club ahead of his maiden campaign with the Foxes in the Premier League. “I’m so, so excited to be able to be part of this great, historic club,” the former Red Bull Salzburg striker told LCFC TV. “It has been my dream and I’m so happy and excited. “I’m looking forward to what’s coming next so much. I can’t believe it right now that I’m already wearing this great shirt… I feel like I’m already on the pitch from here! I can’t wait and it means so much to me, to be honest. I’m just so happy. My dream has come true today.”Once terms were agreed with Salzburg, Leicester’s FA Cup-winning manager Rodgers spoke with Daka to detail their future working relationship at King Power Stadium. “I’m so, so excited to be able to be part of this great, historic club,” the former Red Bull Salzburg striker told LCFC TV. “It has been my dream CLICK TO READ MORE



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