Leicester City’s head of recruitment Eduardo Macia will leave the club.
The Foxes released a statement on Thursday announcing that Macia would be departing on Friday.
The 44-year-old came to an agreement with the Premier League club as he looks to pursue other opportunities and has been linked with a director of football role at Bordeaux.
Leicester City have reportedly already drawn up their list of targets to help improve the side under Brendan Rodgers.
The Leicester Mercury report that there is an agreement in place that Macia will not target those players at his new club.
Celtic’s head of recruitment, Lee Congerton, and Steve Walsh, who was last at Everton, have been linked to the now vacant role.
Leicester’s statement read: “Having joined the Leicester City in September 2016, Eduardo has played a key role in the development of the Club’s recruitment strategy, including the identification and acquisition of several key players in a successful two-and-a-half-year spell.
“His knowledge and experience in both domestic and international markets have been significant assets for the Club, aiding the development of a young squad now rich with international talent.
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“After expressing a wish to seek new challenges, Eduardo has continued to demonstrate exemplary professionalism and commitment to his duties, ensuring the Club could adequately plan for both the summer transfer window and for long-term succession.
“He departs with best wishes for his future career from everyone at Leicester City Football Club.”