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Leicester City planning big-money summer squad overhaul despite miraculous campaign

Leicester City may be enjoying arguably the greatest season in their history, but their Thai owners apparently still believe that the Foxes can do more.

According to the Mirror, ambitious Thai owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha is keen to spend big in the summer as the Foxes look to establish themselves as a major power, rather than just a one-hit wonder.

The East Midlands outfit are in the midst of an unlikely title battle—they currently find themselves two points clear at the top of the Premier League table despite a 2-1 away defeat by Arsenal on Sunday—and look well placed to secure a berth in the Champions League next season.

Remarkably, Leicester are 12 points clear of Manchester United down in fifth—a remarkable return for a side previously tipped for a relegation battle—and it would take a remarkable collapse to not finish at least fourth.

However, Srivaddhanaprabha is clearly keen to take the club to new heights, and is prepared to reinvest much of the £100 million revenue the Foxes can expect both from EPL prize money, television bonus and their Champions League ‘participation bonus’.

Striker Jamie Vardy was recently rewarded with a new £13 million contract, while the likes of Riyad Mahrez, Kasper Schmeichel and skipper Wes Morgan are also being targeted for new deals according to the Mirror.

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