Leicester City extend Jamie Vardy’s contract until 2024
Leicester City club officially announced today, Saturday, the renewal of the contract of its star and striker for Jamie Vardy’s team, for two seasons, to continue with the Foxes, until June 2024.
And the team published a statement on its official website and account on Twitter, in which it said, Leicester City Football Club is pleased to confirm that Jamie Vardy has agreed to extend the contract with the Foxes until June 2024.
A Leicester City statement added, striker Jamie Vardy signs an extension to his contract with Leicester City until 2024, as the 35-year-old celebrated ten years at the club in May, and is the Foxes team’s third-best scorer of all time with 164 goals.
The 35-year-old, who joined from then-non-league side Fleetwood Town in 2012, has made 387 appearances for City in all competitions and is third on the club’s top scorer list with 164 goals.
Jamie Vardy won the Premier League, FA Cup, Community Shield and Championship with the Foxes and celebrated an impressive contract at the club in May this year.
Speaking to LCFC’s website, Vardy said: “Obviously I’m over the moon. As soon as I heard it was something the club was looking for, there was only one thing that would happen, and I would sign it. It was an easy decision.
Vardy added: “I’ve been here long enough now that I feel like I’m part of the furniture.
Jamie Vardy continued, “To keep getting involved in that, I’ve been over the moon. Now it’s all about this season and finishing as high as possible I still feel great in my legs so I’m going to continue that helping the club as much as I can, whether it’s scoring or helping, that’s what I am.” Here to do it.”
Vardy has continued to establish himself as one of the leading strikers in world football, since signing with Leicester City from Fleetwood Town in 2012, he has been a key figure in the club’s rise to the First Division in the 2013/2014 season, scoring on 16 occasions, and playing a role vital in the historic escape from relegation following City’s return to the Premier League in 2014/15.
During the title-winning season the following season, Vardy scored 24 goals in all competitions, including 11 consecutive Premier League games, breaking Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record of 10 goals with a fine finish against Manchester United at King Power Stadium in November 2015 .
Vardy made his debut for the England national team in June 2015 in a friendly match against the Republic of Ireland, and made 26 international matches for his country, scoring seven goals and representing the Three Lions in the 2016 European Nations Cup and the 2018 World Cup.