Leicester City’s Ayoze Pérez has completed a loan move to Real Betis on the last day of the winter market.

The La Liga side tried signing the 29-year-old earlier in January but were unable to seal the deal then because Villarreal had managed to get ahead of them in the transfer race.

Betis were given a new opportunity in signing the Leicester player on Tuesday after their Villarreal ended their interest in him.

The forward arrived in Madrid on Tuesday and is set to travel to Seville today to complete his loan move to the Estadio Benito Villamarín until the end of this season.

El Chiringuito caught up with the Foxes owned man after he landed in the Spanish capital, where he admitted it wasn’t easy for him during the last week of the January window.

“The transfer was closed on the last day… there have been several days of stress and having a lot of patience, but, well, in the end, Betis was my priority and I am very happy to be able to sign for Betis,” he said, relayed by Mundo Deportivo.

The ex-Newcastle United man has expressed his joy over returning to Spain and further revealed to have already held talks with Betis manager Manuel Pellegrini.

“Very good, very happy, looking forward to arriving in Seville tomorrow and starting. After many years in England, I already had the feeling that it was time to go back to Spain and what better than Betis,” Pérez said.

“Yes, I already spoke with Pellegrini and I’m looking forward to being in Seville tomorrow and being able to chat extensively with the coach and get to know his teammates.”

Pérez’s contract at Leicester expires in June and as it stands, he is set to leave them as a free agent in the summer.