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Powell signs new deal with Foxes

Chris Powell
Londoner Powell began his career at Crystal Palace

Leicester City defender Chris Powell has signed a new deal keeping him with the Foxes until the end of the season.

The 39-year-old former England defender has made 17 appearances since joining the Foxes as a free agent in August.

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson told the club website: "Chris is a very experienced older head and he has been a real asset to us.

"He complements our young back line very well and I am delighted that he has agreed to extend his contract."

Powell, a former England left-back, began his career at Crystal Palace before having spells at Southend, Derby and Charlton.

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