Leicester City adds Spanish center back for Premier League defense

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Leicester City’s strong set of backs has added some depth for their European campaign.

Center back Luis Hernandez, 27, joins the Foxes from Sporting Gijon ahead of the champions bid to repeat as Premier League winners.

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A Real Madrid Academy product who played for the club’s B’s and C’s, Hernandez has spent the last four seasons with the Rojiblancos. He played 140 matches.

It’s a four-year deal for Hernandez, who joins Wes Morgan, Robert Huth and Christian Fuchs on a unit that allowed just 36 goals in the Premier League.