Ron-Robert Zieler signs on for Leicester City

Leicester City have secured the signature of German goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League champions confirmed the news on Twitter.

The 27-year-old has joined the Foxes from Hannover 96, that will keep him at the King Power Stadium until 2020.

The Germany international has earned six caps to his name after making his debut in 2011. the shot-stopper has also made more than 200 appearances for Hannover.

“It feels great coming to Leicester and joining the club after they’ve had such a great season,” Zieler told club’s official website. “It’s really nice to be part of the club now.

“I’ve been shown around the training ground and it looks very good and I’ve been to the stadium. I heard about the great atmosphere and the great fans, so my first impression is very good.”

Zieler becomes the Foxes’ first signing of the summer, who began his career at Manchester United before being sold in 2010.

He is expected to provide competition for club’s no.1 goalkeeper, Kasper Schmeichel.