Leicester City V Manchester City – Preview and possible line-ups

We take a look ahead to Saturday’s Premier League game between Leicester and Manchester City at the King Power.

Leicester City:

Midfielder Vicente Iborra and defender Ben Chilwell are both available for the game after shaking off ankle and knee injuries suffered before the international break. However, experienced defender Robert Huth and midfielder Matty James will miss out with knee and achilles problmes respectively. Adrien Silva remains unregistered after the Court of Arbitration for Sport turned down his latest appeal.

Manchester City:

Pep Guardiola will be without the suspended Nicolas Otamendi, whilt Fabian Delph is a doubt with the calf injury they prevented him from representing England in their friendlies. Raheem Sterling, who also sat out those games, is thought to be over his problem, whilst Guardiola has described striker Sergio Aguero as ‘perfect’ after he suffered a dizzy spell during Argentina’s defeat to Nigeria. Skipper Vincent Kompany could return to action, but given his injury woes he is unlikely to be rushed. Benjamin Mendy is City’s only long-term absentee.

Did you know?

Leicester have only lost one of the last four meetings between the sides.

Claude Puel has not won in his last four games against sides managed by Pep Guardiola.

Possible line-ups:

Leicester City:

Schmeichel, Simpson, Morgan, Maguire, Fuchs, Mahrez, Iborra, Ndidi, Gray, Vardy, Okazaki.

Manchester City:

Ederson, Walker, Stones, Mangala, Danilo, Fernandinho, De Bruyne, D. Silva, Sterling, Aguero, Sane.

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