Michael Appleton leaves Oxford to become Leicester assistant manager

Michael Appleton has left his job as Oxford boss to take up the assistant managerial role at Leicester, the clubs have announced.

The 41-year-old joined the U’s in July 2014, leading them to promotion from League Two in the 2015/16 season as well as two Football League Trophy finals.

Appleton, who has signed a three-year deal at Leicester, will team up with Craig Shakespeare, who was also recently handed a three-year contract after keeping the Foxes in the Premier League.

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