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Emile Heskey wants to play for Leicester City

Emile Heskey wants to play for Leicester City

Heskey opens door for Leicester City return

Former England international Emile Heskey has revealed his desire to make a comeback to professional football with Leicester City.

The 36-year-old holds an ambassadorial role at the Foxes since his arrival from Australian A-League side Newcastle Jets over the summer.

Heskey revealed to BBC Radio Leicester that he is open to make his presence felt by as a player, should the club offer him the chance.

"It goes without saying, I'd love to come. It is a great club that allowed me to get to the platform that I got to." He said "I was an England international when I was with Leicester so that was a great achievement."

Heskey notched 46 goals in 196 games for the Foxes between 1994 and 2000.