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Chris Wood signs with Leeds United

The star has now signed with Leeds United in a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee. He now adds a great deal of depth to Leeds United, and will look to contribute with his goal-scoring ability.

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Leeds United has announced the signing of Chris Wood from Leicester City for an undisclosed fee.

The 23-year-old New Zealand native contributed 20 goals in 62 games for Leicester after arriving from West Brom in 2013. He signed a 4-year deal with the club, and becomes the teams fourth major summer arrival after forward Lee Erwin from Motherwell, defender Sol Bamba of Palermo, and goalie Charlie Horton from Cardiff.

Coach Uwe Rosler told the teams official website "I think he's another important piece in the jigsaw. We were looking for a number nine type- like Chris Wood is.

"He's physical, strong and experienced in this league. He has potential to develop and has his best years in front of him. It's exciting. He already has a proven goalscoring record and I think there are many goals to come. We think that he is the right player."

His career began in New Zealand representing Cambridge FC. Waikato FC, and the Hamilton Wanderers. He then made the switch to West Broom, and then he joined Leicester permanently in 2013, before signing with Leeds earlier today.

Wood just adds to a number of high-profile signings for Leeds this summer. They're looking like they'll be an exciting club to watch next season.