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King makes temporary Derby switch

31st January 2019, 22:56 by James Mason

Derby County have completed the signing of Leicester City midfielder Andy King on loan for the rest of the campaign.

Derby were linked with a move for King throughout the January transfer window and they finally managed to land their man on deadline-day, securing a loan deal until the end of the season.

The Wales international, who made his senior debut for the Foxes in 2006, hasn't played a single Premier League game under Claude Puel this season and he will be hoping for more opportunities with the Rams.

Frank Lampard will be hoping the new acquisition will help Derby secure a play-off spot in the Championship and King will be eligible to make his debut at home to Hull City on February 9.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

James Mason grew up in Northumberland so is entrenched in both the football and golf scenes. A low handicap golfer, he also follows Newcastle United and predicts big things under Rafa Benitez.

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