A spokesman said Deloitte would get the nod, provided the administration order was approved by the High Court. The club met with the High Court at 10:30am this morning.
Yesterday Leicester City was forced into administration after failing to reach agreement with its creditors.
The club’s debts are believed to be around £40m, with as much as £30m bond owed to US-based Teachers Bank, £6m to the Birse construction group, which built the new stadium and between £2.5m and £4m owing to the Inland Revenue.
Yesterday reports linked former England striker and television commentator Gary Lineker with a consortium planning to put in a bid for the club.
Steve Absolom and Will Wright from KPMG Restructuring have been appointed joint administrators to City Motor Holdings and associated companies
Partners from Johnston Carmichael have been appointed as joint administrators to Axon Well Interventions Products UK
Begbies Traynor have been appointed administrators of William Anelay Ltd, York, one of Britain’s longest-established construction and heritage restoration companies
Smith & Williamson has been appointed administrators of charity 4Children