Leicester City rising star Calvin Ughelumba is set to quit the club after rejecting a new deal, Football Insider understands.

The left-back, 20, has been on the radar of other Premier League clubs as well as some Scottish Premiership big hitters.

A Leicester source has told Football Insider that the club have tabled the offer of a new and improved contract to Ughelumba.

But he has knocked it back as he looks to secure a move to a club where he can get his first taste of senior football.

The Foxes academy product was on the radar of West Ham in January and they made a move for him at the end of that window.

But the Hammers are not pushing to sign Ughelumba this summer amid doubt over their Premier League status for next season.

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Leicester expect him to secure a move to new club ahead of his contract expiring.

Ughelumba has come through the youth ranks at Leicester after joining the club in 2015 following a successful trial.

The 20-year-old, who can play at left-back as well as centre-back, has yet to make his first-team debut for Brendan Rodgers’ side.

But has been a regular for Leicester’s Under-18s and Under-23s side and featured for them in the UEFA Youth League.

The athletic defender has made 40 appearances for the Foxes’ Under-23s, including 14 in Premier League 2 in the prematurely-terminated 2019-20 campaign.

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