DEAL: Danny Ward leaves Liverpool for Leicester City

Liverpool have parted company with Danny Ward, the day after signing Alisson from Roma for a World Record fee.

Ward, who is the same age as Alisson, has made 3 appearances in his six and a half years at Liverpool.

He now moves to fellow Premier League side Leicester City for a £12.5M fee.

Liverpool have a 20% sell on fee inserted into the deal, while his former club will also receive part of the £12.5M fee.

Danny joined the reds in January 2012 from Wrexham for £100,000, and in more recent years has spent time on loan at Morecambe, Aberdeen and Huddersfield Town - helping the latter move from the Championship into English football's top flight.

He has 4 full international caps for Wales, and has represented them at all youth age groups.

But he was unable to break into the Liverpool team, or on to the substitutes bench, despite the difficulties endured by Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius.

Speaking to Leicester City on his arrival at the club, Danny said:

“I’m delighted to be here and I’m really looking forward to the future with this Football Club. I’ve come here to develop my all-round game and hopefully help deliver some more success.

The Club has had that in recent years and hopefully there’s more to come in the future

We wish him all the best for the future.

The move does of course suggest that Loris Karius is now likely to be kept at Anfield as understudy for the coming season, with some debate surrounding Simon Mignolet's future at the club.

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