Leicester City will welcome Manchester City to the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon with no fresh injury concerns.

The Foxes will be looking to restart the campaign following the international break with a bang, however, know that the task against the Citizens will be a difficult task.

Claude Puel, who replaced Craig Shakespeare last month, has guided his Leicester team to one win and a draw in his first two matches in charge and will be looking to continue in the same vein.

The Foxes will have been boosted by the news that their players arrived back at the club injury-free from the international break, although the Frenchman stated that he would still be without two for the home clash.

“We have no new injuries, which is a good thing,” Leicester boss Puel told the club’s official website.

“Otherwise Robert Huth and Matty James need a little more time. They have little injuries.

“There are also other players like the international players who may have some tiredness, which is normal.”

The Foxes would have been sweating on the fitness of Vicente Iborra and Ben Chilwell, who both picked up knocks in the fixture with Stoke City, however, they have both been passed fit for the match with the Premier League title contenders.

“We have good attention, good focus on this game and they had good results for their national team,” Leicester manager Puel added.

“[Vicente] Iborra is available. Ben Chilwell also; it was a little injury for the last game.”

The Leicester boss said that Huth and James are not quite ready to be considered for selection, although he is encouraged by the progress they are showing in training.

“[James] is not yet ready at the moment but he has made progress in training, like Huth, and we’ll see when they can come back into the group,” Puel stated.

“I hope we can recover them at the end of November or the beginning of December.”

Leicester currently sit 12th in the Premier League after a difficult start to the campaign, which saw Shakespeare lose his job, however, a run of five games being unbeaten appears to ease some of the possible relegation fears.


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