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