Former Leicester midfielder Andy King joins OH Leuven in Belgium until the end of the season

Tom Petrini Leicester City FC

Wales midfielder Andy King has joined Belgian top-flight side OH Leuven until the end of the season.

The 32-year-old won the Premier League with Leicester, whose chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha also runs Leuven, before leaving the Foxes last summer after making 379 appearances.

Leuven, whose squad currently includes three players on loan from Leicester, lie sixth in the Belgian top flight, 10 points behind leaders Club Bruges. 

Wales midfielder Andy King has joined Belgian side OH Leuven until the end of the season

Wales midfielder Andy King has joined Belgian side OH Leuven until the end of the season

Wales midfielder Andy King has joined Belgian side OH Leuven until the end of the season

Leuven host fourth-placed Anderlecht this weekend. 

A statement on the club’s website said: ‘Andy was looking for a new challenge and found it at OH Leuven. With his experience he can contribute to the further development of the club.’

At Leuven, King will join a trio of City loanees in midfielder Kamal Sowah, goalkeeper Daniel Iversen, and forward Josh Eppiah.

The 32-year-old midfielder won the Premier League with Leicester City in 2016

The 32-year-old midfielder won the Premier League with Leicester City in 2016

The 32-year-old midfielder won the Premier League with Leicester City in 2016

The 32-year-old is 11th on the club’s list of all-time appearance makers, with 378, having won the League One, Championship and Premier League titles during a decade in the first team.

After falling out favour first under Claude Puel, King had several loan spells away, at Swansea, Derby, Rangers, and Huddersfield before the end of his contract in the summer.

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