Vital Football

Latest Leicester City News

Kermo-gone

Kermo-gone

Leicester City striker Yann Kermorgant is ready to finalise his season-long loan switch to French side AC Arles-Avignon over the weekend.

Kermorgant has endured a difficult spell at the Walkers Stadium since his move to the club, most notoriously missing a crucial penalty in the play-off semi-final defeat to Cardiff last season.

Since then the 28-year-old has faced strong reactions from some sections of the Leicester support, and has admitted himself that he was worried about his prospects at the club this season.

With Steve Howard set to be offered the chance to extend his stay with the Foxes, first team opportunities for Kermorgant would have been thin on the ground for the coming term.

A move back home seems appropriate for all parties concerned, with Kermorgant now able to head back home in order to find his first team football.

The Frenchman made 25 appearances in a Foxes shirt last season - most of them off the bench - but found the net just once on the final match of the season against Middlesbrough.

The striker impressed former-managed Nigel Pearson enough in training last year to earn a two-and-a-half year contract last summer, but rarely featured from starting positions.

Often played out wide and brought on with little time to make an impact, Kermorgant has found first team opportunities limited and will welcome the chance of first team football in his home nation next season.

Despite only being an initial loan move, a permanent transfer in the future seems ominous.





Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:JBFox
Date:Friday July 23 2010
Time: 11:20AM

Comments

0
Shame - he was on the shortlist for Cardiff City's player of the year!
Bonesy
23/07/2010 11:32:00
0
ta ta Yann. If we need anyone to ruin our promotion chances this season I'm sure you'll get called back!!!!!
shipleyskip
23/07/2010 18:44:00
0
Ha, can't believe he wasn't released before they left Wembley. What an idiot!
Vanilla Ice
25/07/2010 16:41:00
0
Leicester didn't leave Wembley last season!
Cobbler_Matt
05/08/2010 21:24:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Leicester City Articles

Zieler Looks Forward

Goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler has called on the Leicester team to show a reaction to Millwall when we face Sevilla this midweek.

Ranieri Demands A Reaction

With FA Cup defeat to Millwall at the weekend and an impending Champions League clash against Sevilla, manager Claudio Ranieri has challenged the players...

Vital Preview - Champions League, 21st-22nd Feb 17

The 2016-17 Champions League season continues with the latest round of last 16 ties this midweek. This will see us among those involved with a win of course the aim.

Video - Millwall 1 Leicester 0

Millwall's push for promotion back to the Championship - a level Leicester are looking to avoid dropping too - will be offset with at least one more FA Cup tie.

Archived Vital Leicester Articles

Vital Leicester articles from

Site Journalists

SvensAmbition
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Champions League - Sevilla v Leicester City
Suggested By:
Leicester win0%
Sevilla win100%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Leicester City Results (view all)

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 27 2017 8:00PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 5:30PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Vital Football Comment