Cengiz Under: Leicester City sign Turkey winger on loan from Roma

Cengiz Under
Cengiz Under joined Roma from Istanbul Basaksehir in July 2017

Leicester City have signed Roma winger Cengiz Under on a season-long loan deal, with the option of a permanent transfer.

The 23-year-old has made 88 appearances in all competitions for Roma, scoring 17 goals since arriving in 2017.

Under, who has 21 Turkey caps, joins international team-mate Caglar Soyuncu at King Power Stadium.

"I've always wanted to play in England and this is a great opportunity to play in the Premier League," Under said.

"I will try to help my team-mates on the pitch and off the pitch and I believe that I can improve my performance every day. I think I am fast and can create lots of chances for my colleagues.

"I feel very good because my best friend plays for Leicester City. I am very happy to be able to play with Caglar and I always watched Leicester's games because of him."

Foxes manager Brendan Rogers previously said the club needed a "different kind of attacking player", adding that Under is a "very, very good player".

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