Futacs wanted back in Hungary

Diosgyor have confirmed they would like to keep Leicester City forward Marko Futacs following a successful season on loan, but admit it will be difficult to finalise a deal.

Futacs was loaned out to the Hungarian club last summer on a year-long loan and it remains to be seen whether he will be a part of Nigel Pearson's plans for the next Premier League season following Leicester's promotion.

Ferencvaros have also been linked with a move for the 24-year-old, who made his senior international debut for Hungary in March, but Diosgyor sporting director Zoltan Kovacs is hopeful they can win the competition for his signature.

"Marko Futacs had an excellent season at our team, he scored eight goals and has been a role model on and off the pitch as well, " Kovacs told Sport2 Television in Hungary.

"Unfortunately we don't have an option to buy him permanently and his release fee is 100 million forints (265,000).

"I don't want to praise him more as then Ferencvaros would think he'd be a really good buy for them.

"But honestly, it was a very good decision to get him on loan. It won't be an easy job if we want to keep him."