Robert Huth announced his retirement with a tweet responding to speculation he was about to sign for Derby County – and with a swipe at Andy Murray !

Leicester City’s Premier League champion has hung up his boots aged 34.

He has been without a club since leaving the Foxes last year – but never confirmed his next step.

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After seeing his name linked with Derby by a football agent on twitter, he confirmed he won’t play again.

He quote tweeted after suggestions he was about to sign an 18-month deal: “This literally couldn’t be less true. I’ve retired! (I just haven’t done an interview and cried about it.)”

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The 34-year-old has not played since leaving Leicester in the summer, the club letting his contract expire after three-and-a-half-years.

Following his announcement Huth changed his Twitter bio to reference his reputation in his playing days.

It now reads: “Ex shirt-pulling, elbowing, body-checking Premier league-winning motherf…”

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