Leicester - Leicester
City's players are due to receive a £100 000 bonus each for reaching
the Last 16 of the Champions League after they secured top spot in Group
The Foxes beat Club Brugge 2-1 in Tuesday's clash at the King Power
Stadium to make sure they would finish the group stage in pole position
despite there still being a game to play.
The terms were agreed with the squad before the start of the club's maiden Champions League campaign.
Leicester's players will reportedly share £3 million, which
divided between the 24 Champions League squad members equates to just over
In addition, the further the Foxes progress, the larger the prize fund becomes.
The bonus incentive scheme is standard practice among many Champions
League sides, but is new to Leicester given this is their first time in
Meanwhile, manager Claudio Ranieri is determined to use the success
in Europe to boost the club's faltering Premier League campaign.
He told reporters: "Our job is done. I don't know which team we play,
it will be a fantastic team. Now our mind must go on the Premier League
because I want to push my players to think about the Premier League."