Claude will be upheld by Michael Appleton, who holds his part as partner chief. Appleton was already break chief after the sacking of Craig Shakespeare.
Claude drove Southampton to an eighth-put wrap up the 2016/17 season, while overseeing both a UEFA Europa League battle and a rushed to the EFL Cup Final against Manchester United.
Leicester declared that their new chief will be formally acquainted with the media on Friday in front of Sunday’s visit of Everton.
The previous AS Monaco, Lyon and Southampton administrator will assume responsibility of his first Leicester City apparatus this coming Sunday, October 29 against Everton at King Power Stadium in the Premier League