Demarai Gray
Demarai Gray becomes Leicester's first signing of the January windowGetty

Leicester City have completed the signing of Demarai Gray from Birmingham City for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club have announced. The 19-year-old winger becomes the Foxes' first signing of the January transfer window, having signed a four-and-a-half year contract at the King Power Stadium.

"It's been my dream to play in the Premier League since I started playing football so I'm very happy to join the club," Gray, who has already made 79 first-team appearances in his short career, told Leicester's official website.

"It's a great club. The facilities are great and for a player like me it's an ideal place to improve. Meeting all the staff here, it seems like a nice family place, so I think that's perfect for me.

"You can see how well the team has been doing this year and I watch a lot of football so I can see that the way Leicester City play suits my style. I only hear good things about Leicester and I'm looking forward to starting."

The England Under-20 international joins Claudio Ranieri's with the club sat second in the Premier League, two points behind league leaders Arsenal.