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Okazaki set for Leicester exit

Shinji Okazaki will leave Leicester City in the summer.

A £7.5 million buy from Mainz in 2015, he made 30 appearances and scored 3 goals during the title winning season, and was a hugely popular figure, both within the dressing room and amongst the Leicester fans.

The 33-year old Japanese international has been at the club for four years, but has opted to bring the curtain down on his career in the East Midlands, as the number of first team opportunities offered to him has gradually diminished.

He will be the latest member of the 2015 – 2016 Premier winning squad to leave the club, as Brendan Rodgers begins to overhaul the team, and starts to bring in his own players.

However, as The Daily Telegraph reports, Okazaki still has hopes of playing for Japan in the 2022 World Cup and, for that to happen, he needs to be playing regular football.  

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