Leicester City Football Club is delighted to confirm that Jamie Vardy has agreed a contract extension with the Foxes to June 2023.
– The 33-year-old scored 23 times to win the Premier League Golden Boot in 2019/20
– He is fourth on the Club’s all-time leading scorer list with 129 goals
The Sheffield-born striker, who turned 33 in January, produced one of his best seasons in 2019/20, scoring 23 times to win the Premier League Golden Boot as City secured fifth place and a return to European competition.
Jamie became the 29th player to pass 100 Premier League goals in July and was named Player of the Season by both the Club’s supporters and his team-mates in Leicester City’s End of Season Awards later that month.
With 129 goals from 309 appearances, he is now fourth in City’s all-time scoring records, with 103 of those strikes coming in the top-flight.
Speaking to LCFC.com, Vardy said: “The journey that I’ve been on with this Football Club is hard to describe, and although we’ve accomplished so much together already, I know that I’ve got so much more to achieve with this team, so it’s a special feeling to be able to commit my future to Leicester City once again.
“I love playing my football in front of our fans at King Power Stadium and I’m delighted to continue this journey at such an exciting time for the Club. We’ve a fantastic team that I believe is capable of getting even better and I can’t wait to see what we can achieve together in the next few years.”
Signed from then non-league Fleetwood Town in 2012, Vardy has established himself as one of the leading strikers in English football. Continue reading