Leicester Land Hull Stopper, Jakupovic
Leicester City have snapped up goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic from Hull City for an undisclosed fee, both clubs confirmed Wednesday.
The 2015/16 Premier League champions have brought in the Bosnian-born Swiss on a three-year deal, with the fee in the region of 2.5 million ($3.25 million, 2.8 million euros).
The 32-year-old left the Tigers' Portuguese training camp at the weekend to finalise the move and he's now been confirmed as the East Midlands club's third summer signing.
He follows in the footsteps of former Hull team-mate Harry Maguire and Vicente Iborra, who arrived from Sevilla.
Jakupovic, who has one international cap for Switzerland, is likely to be the deputy to first-choice keeper Kasper Schmeichel, but that didn't put him off a move to the King Power Stadium.
"I'm very happy and excited that the deal is finally done. I'm very excited to be a part of something special here and I can't wait for the first game," said Jakupovic.
"I knew from the beginning that it will be difficult for myself because Kasper [Schmeichel] is one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League.
"I'm going to fight and I'm here to push. A healthy competition is always good and that's only a positive thing. For sure, I'll wait for my chance but I am here and I'm very excited."Jakupovic started his career at Swiss side Grasshopper Club Zurich before subsequent spells in Russia and Greece.