Liam Moore agrees new Leicester City contract

Liam Moore

Leicester City defender Liam Moore has agreed a new three-year contract which keeps him at the club until June 2015.

The 19-year-old has established himself in the first team this season, appearing in six of City's eight games.

Foxes manager Nigel Pearson said: "Liam has made excellent progress since graduating from the academy. His talent is to those who have seen him play.

"He's also a very level-headed young man that has adapted remarkably well to the demands of the Championship."

Moore, who spent time on loan with Bradford City last season, has impressed Pearson with a series of steady displays in a mixed start Leicester start to the season.

Pearson added: "He has shown a great deal of quality and maturity since being regularly involved with the first team squad.

"He still has plenty to learn, but I am delighted to have him as part of our long-term plans."