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Leicester City Weighing Move for Robbie Keane

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According to reports from The Guardian, Leicester City are looking into acquiring Robbie Keane from Tottenham. The championship club, helmed by Sven-Goran Erikson, have spent heavily in the offseason to make a serious push for promotion. Sven has been going after proven players, acquiring Kasper Schmeichel, Paul Konchesky, John Paintsil, Sean St Ledger and David Nugent with a flush war chest provided by the club's Thai ownership.

The move seems very possible, as the Leicester has been spending as the kids say "racks on racks on racks" this summer, and would surely be willing to match Keane's wage demands and Spurs' fee. Leicester still lacks a top class Championship striker, and Keane could very well be the last piece to ensure promotion for the ambitious club.

The only question for Keane is if he is willing to move to Leicester. Keane's recent words to the press make it seem that he fully expects and accepts a move away from Tottenham, so he is ready to go. He wants regular playing time, and in going to a club making as strong a push as Leicester is for promotion, this might be Keane's easiest way to getting back to being an EPL starter. 

The money makes sense, the positions make sense, and the timing makes sense. Now all we have to wait for is if Sven and Redknapp can come together and make this one happen.