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It's time for Leicester City to have faith in this 20-year-old winger

Precariously positioned a single point above relegation, last season’s champions are undeniably in a fight for survival. Despite progressing in Europe and the FA Cup the Foxes hold an embarrassing accolade of being the only side in England’s top 4 divisions yet to score a league goal in 2017. A generally poor first half against Manchester United last Sunday ended …

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Why talk of Leicester City sacking Claudio Ranieri is nonsense

Claudio Ranieri Leicester City

Even nine months on, Leicester City’s Premier League triumph still seems scarcely believable. Defying mammoth odds of 5000/1, the Foxes sent shockwaves through world football by pulling off arguably the greatest upset in sporting history. From relegation favourites at the start of the campaign, Claudio Ranieri’s heroes embarked upon a journey that has given each of them immortal status. For …

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Where will Swansea’s clash with Leicester City be won and lost?

Sundays four o’clock kick-off sees a key battle emerge at the bottom of the table, Swansea vs Leicester. Both teams sit on 21 points, just one point safe of the relegation zone. The game is especially important for both teams then, a ‘six-pointer’; which could be the difference between safety and relegation come the end of the season. Swansea had …

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What has gone wrong at Leicester City? Why Ranieri needs to shoulder the responsibility

Has there ever been such a meagre, half-hearted defence of any title in world sport than that offered by Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City side in the Premier League this season? A little exaggerated perhaps, but it was hard to disagree with Foxes goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel when he called the club’s title defence “embarrassing” following another defeat at the King Power …

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Three things we learnt from Manchester United’s return to winning ways against Leicester

Claudio Ranieri Leicester City

Manchester United ensured that they extended their unbeaten run in the Premier League to 15 matches after comfortably seeing off the challenge of current champions Leicester City on Sunday. Goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Juan Mata saw off a spirited effort from Claudio Ranieri’s side, who remain just a single point above the relegation spots. Embed from Getty …

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Leicester City vs Manchester United: Match preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

Manchester United will travel to the King Power Stadium on Sunday afternoon hoping to end their run of three consecutive draws, which has seen them fail to take advantage of close rival slip-ups. Despite extending their impressive unbeaten record to 14 Premier League matches (seven wins, seven draws), their 0-0 stalemate against relegation-threatened Hull during midweek cost Jose Mourinho’s side …

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Southampton vs Leicester City: Match preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

Southampton manager Claude Puel will be hoping to arrest a worrying slide when his side welcome reigning champions Leicester City to St Mary’s Stadium tomorrow. The Saints have lost four successive Premier League matches and plummeted to 13th in the process. Transfer speculation involving Jose Fonte and Virgil van Dijk seems to have unsettled the club. Their opponents, Leicester, have …

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Three things we learnt from Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Leicester City

Pedro Chelsea

Despite all of the reported ongoing problems outside of the football pitch, Chelsea did their talking on the pitch on Saturday evening as they returned to winning ways at a hapless Leicester City. Marcos Alonso’s effort edged a cagey first-half for the league leaders, before his second of the game and Pedro’s neat header ensured that Chelsea’s loss at rivals …

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Will this Premier League title-winner be Sam Allardyce's first Crystal Palace signing?

Jeffrey Schlupp Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace look to have beaten off competition from Premier League rivals for Leicester City’s Jeffrey Schlupp as the winger looks set to have a medical today, according to Sky Sports. After Leicester reportedly rejected a £9 million bid from Palace for the Ghana international earlier in the week, the current Premier League champions have now given Schlupp permission to …

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