Arsenal youngster Ignasi Miquel looks likely to join Leicester City on a permanent deal in the summer, understands.
The 21-year-old is out of contract with the Gunners at the end of the season, and seems unlikely to renew his deal as he remains a backup player at the Emirates Stadium.
The Spaniard has, however, impressed during his time on loan with Leicester, the club he joined at the start of the season. Nigel Pearson’s side currently lead the Championship and look likely to win promotion to the Premier League, which will give Miquel the opportunity to show what he can do at the top level. Despite being snapped up from Barcelona at a young age by Arsenal, Miquel does not look to have a long-term future at the club as he has been unable to impress Arsene Wenger. I don’t think he’s in Arsene’s plans, to be honest, a club insider said. “In any case, he’s out of contract and free to move in the summer, so I think he’ll probably carry on at Leicester. “

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