Ghana defender Daniel Amartey begins training with Leicester City

Published on: 11 July 2019

Ghanaian defender, Daniel Amartey, has started pre-season with Leicester City after suffering an injury in October last year.

The 24-year-old suffered a horrific ankle injury following a challenge with Michail Antonio while in action for the Foxes against West Ham on October 2018.

The Foxes who are currently on a pre-season training tour in Évian-les-Bains in France as they prepare for the premiership next season. Coach Brendan Rogers’ men started their preparation tour on July, 9 and Amartey has been part of the team.

The stewart defender who made his debut in a 1-0 win over Norwich City at King Power Stadium on February 2016  had played 63 times for Leicester. He joined the Foxes from Danish giants FC Copenhagen during the 2016 winter transfer window.

Despite his injury, Amartey has penned a new deal that will keep him at Leicester City until the summer of 2022.

Amartey was excluded from Ghana's squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.