Leicester City will erect a statue of late chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha at King Power Stadium following his death in a helicopter crash last month. His son Aiyawatt made the announcement in a souvenir programme for Saturday’s Premier League game with Burnley.
“We are committed to honouring his memory and upholding his legacy. he said.
“Our continued growth as a club, our state-of-the-art new training ground and our planned stadium expansion will help realise his vision for Leicester City.”
Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha stated that the statue would be a “permanent and fitting tribute to the man that made it all possible”.
“He will forever be in our hearts. He will never be forgotten,” he added.
Leicester will wear shirts embroidered with their former owner’s name against Burnley.
Further details regarding the commissioning and the statue’s positioning will be released in due course.