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Belgian Star Joins Up From Premier League Leicester

Posted: Mon 01 Feb 2016
Author: MFC

Boro complete signing of Ritchie De Laet...

The club have completed the loan signing of Leicester City defender Ritchie De Laet.

The 27-year-old Belgian international joins on loan until the end of the season.

De Laet brings a wealth of experience, having learnt his trade with Royal Antwerp and Manchester United before making over 120 appearances to help Leicester win promotion to the top-flight before establishing themselves as a Premier League side.

The defender, whose first English club was Stoke City, has also enjoyed a number of successful loan spells, and has featured for Wrexham, Sheffield United, Preston, Portsmouth, and Norwich City.

De Laet has won two international caps for his country and also played at Under-21 level.