Leicester hand Adrien Silva special shirt number

After weeks of protests, FIFA has finally given Adrien Silva the green light to train with his new club. Silva, who was signed on deadline day in a deal worth up to £27m, had been barred from representing Leicester due to the Foxes failure to register him before the 11pm transfer deadline.

The agreement with FIFA still prohibits the Portuguese international from playing any form of competitive match until the January window opens, though now that the midfielder can train, he needed a shirt number.

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