Ben Marshall: Blackburn Rovers sign Leicester City winger

Ben Marshall

Blackburn Rovers have signed winger Ben Marshall from Championship rivals Leicester City for an undisclosed fee.

The 22-year-old agreed a four-year contract at Ewood Park on Wednesday.

and scored nine goals in 61 appearances for the Foxes, but had not featured for them so far this term.

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Marshall expected Leicester exit

"I've always known about the club. I've always played against them as a kid so I know how much of a big club it is and what the expectations are," he said.

Marshall, who played under Rovers assistant manager Terry McPhillips while he was a youngster at Crewe, told the club website: "I know the likes of Grant Hanley, Jason Lowe and Josh King so it is nice to see a few familiar faces.

"That always helps, and knowing Terry on the management side is quite good so I'm happy to be here."

Boss Gary Bowyer added: "Ben fits into the model of what we are trying to achieve here. He is a good technician, he's a good age, and he has his best football ahead of him.

"He can create and score goals and I've been impressed with his desire to join the football club."