Leicester extend Keane loan

Leicester City have extended the loan deal of Manchester United defender Michael Keane until the end of the January transfer window.

Last Updated: 04/01/13 at 21:29 Post Comment

Michael Keane (r): Manchester United defender has extended his loan at Leicester

Michael Keane (r): Manchester United defender has extended his loan at Leicester

Keane joined the Championship club in early November, but he has been restricted to just two appearances for Nigel Pearson's side.

The 19-year-old picked up an injury on his debut against Bolton Wanderers before returning to the team for the New Year's Day thrashing of Huddersfield Town.

He is now eligible for Leicester's FA Cup third round tie against Burton Albion on Saturday and the club's next four matches in the Championship.

The centre-half has made three appearances during his United career, all of which have been in the League Cup.

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think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

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