Saddlers are snapping up Tyrese Shade in Leicester – News

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Walsall Football Club are delighted to announce the signing of striker Tyrese Shade on a season-long loan from Leicester City.

The 21-year-old becomes the club’s 12e signature of the summer.

Shade has impressed Leicester City’s Under-23s, scoring seven times for the Foxes in Premier League 2.

He has also been featured six times in the Papa John’s Trophy in total, scoring once in the competition.

The exciting striker started his career at Birmingham City academy and also spent a stint at Solihull Moors.

He also has international caps under his belt for St Kitts & Nevis Under 20s.

Shade has already enjoyed his first day at Banks’s Stadium and is delighted to have joined the Saddlers after speaking to Matt Taylor.

“I spoke to the head coach two weeks ago and he said he was interested in me, so from the conversation I had with him it was obvious and it ‘That was where I was going with it, ”Shade said.

“It took about two or three weeks, but I’m happy to be here.

“The first session in front of the fans, what a way to welcome your first session. It’s great to be here.”

Head Coach Matt Taylor is excited to get Shade’s signature and can’t wait to work with him.

“We’re really happy,” Taylor said.

“It has been a lengthy transfer and Tyrese is someone we identified early in the process of entering club football that he would give us the opportunity to stretch the teams and we are really happy that we did it. to conclude the agreement.

“It took a while and I’m delighted the players are seeing Tyrese in training, but more importantly for the fans as he will be a player who will excite them and take risks in the final third.

“He had a fantastic football education with Leicester and we are really delighted to have managed to integrate him.”

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