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Man City eyeing £65m move for 11-goal star, Pep wanted him in January

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Manchester City are looking to sign the Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez at the end of this season.

The Premier League giants tried to sign the Algerian in January but the Foxes refused to sell him. Mahrez has two years left on his deal and Leicester could finally decide to cash in on him now.

Pochettino wants highly rated Premier League midfielder at Tottenham

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Tottenham are interested in signing the highly rated Leicester City winger Demarai Gray.

The 21-year-old was a target for Spurs last summer as well but the Foxes refused to entertain any offers for the player.

Pochettino wants to add to his attack at the end of this season and he has identified Gray as a target.

Aston Villa player could replace top class Premier League star next season

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Leicester City are interested in signing the Championship playmaker Jack Grealish this summer.

According to reports, the Foxes will make a move to sign the Aston Villa star if the Villans fail to secure promotion to the Premier League.

Apparently, Leicester want the 22-year-old attacking midfielder to play behind Jamie Vardy next season.

'£70m plus and we’re talking': Aston fans react to rumours regarding £25k-per-week star

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Aston Villa fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to express their reaction to the reports of star player Jack Grealish being linked with a move to Leicester City.

According to reports from The Mirror, former Premier League champions Leicester City will move for the Aston Villa star should Steve Bruce’s side fail to go up.

Mourinho very impressed with 25-yr-old, Man Utd want England international

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Manchester United are interested in signing the highly rated Leicester defender Harry Maguire this summer.

The 25-year-old has been very good for the Foxes this season and Jose Mourinho wants him to replace Chris Smalling at Old Trafford.

Maguire is apparently valued at around £35million and the fee should not be a problem for Manchester United.

Alan Shearer reacts to Newcastle win vs Leicester on Twitter

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Former Newcastle player, club legend, and now a popular football pundit Alan Shearer has taken to Twitter to express his reaction after Newcastle secured their third consecutive league victory.

The Magpies earned a superb 2-1 victory against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, and have taken a huge step in securing Premier League safety.

BBC pundit predicts the outcome of Leicester vs Newcastle

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Former Liverpool defender, club legend, and now a popular football pundit, Mark Lawrenson has predicted Leicester City to win against Newcastle United on Saturday.

The Foxes find themselves 8th in the Premier League, and are on a four game undefeated run. They are three points behind Burnley and are chasing European spot this season.

Report: Club braced for mega bid for key player as Newcastle eye summer move

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According to reports from The Sun, Premier League duo – Newcastle United and Leicester City – are ready to battle it out for Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney.

The report claims that the Cottagers are bracing themselves for another £20million-plus attempt from the Magpies to lure their priced asset in the summer.

Liverpool linked with big money move for 14-cap Nigeria international to replace 24-year-old

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Liverpool have been linked with Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi.

The 21-year-old joined the Foxes from Gent for around £15 million in 2017 and he has looked impressive for the Midlands club.

Guinea-based journalist Alpha Balde has claimed Liverpool have made an approach for Ndidi, but Leicester are believed to be demanding a huge fee.

Newcastle must act quickly for 27-year-old but is rival PL club most likely to sign him?

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According to latest reports from The Sun, a trio of Premier League clubs – Newcastle, Leicester, and Southampton – are interested in signing Burnley winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson.

The 27-year-old is a key member of Sean Dyche’s squad, and has scored two goals, further laying off another six for Burnley this season.

Benitez a massive fan of Premier League midfielder, Newcastle want £20m star

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Newcastle are interested in signing the 27-year-old Burnley winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson.

According to latest reports, Leicester City and Southampton are interested in the player as well.

Gudmundsson has been a key player for Burnley this season and he is one of the main reasons why the Clarets are in top seven right now.

Leicester want 23-yr-old attacker who terrorized Man City's defence this season

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Leicester City are interested in signing the highly rated Basel attacker Mohamed Elyounoussi.

The 23-year-old has been in fine form this season and ESPN believe that Arsenal and Southampton are keeping tabs on the player as well.

Elyounoussi was outstanding against Manchester City in the Champions League this season and he has shown that he has the tools to succeed in the Premier League.

Three African Footballers of the Year among the goals

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Paris (AFP) – Mohamed Salah, Riyad Mahrez and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - the last three African Footballers of the Year - were among the scorers in the major European leagues at the weekend.

Egyptian Salah netted for the seventh consecutive match as Liverpool beat Newcastle 2-0 and Algerian Mahrez struck late to snatch a 1-1 draw for Leicester against Bournemouth

Gabonese Aubameyang scored for Arsenal, but could not prevent a 2-1 Premier League loss at Brighton.

Everton hold transfer meeting, top class poacher identified as a priority target

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Everton are looking to sign Jamie Vardy from Leicester City in the summer.

The 31-year-old forward has been very good for the Foxes in the Premier League and Allardyce wants the England international to solve Everton’s goalscoring problems. Apparently, the Everton chiefs held a transfer meeting last week and Vardy was identified as top priority.

Leicester dream of Euro return after record profits

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London (AFP) – Leicester’s Thai owners have their sights set on a return to European action after their club announced record profits.

Leicester recorded profits of £80 million ($110 million, 89 million euros) after tax for the financial year ending May 31, 2017 thanks to their qualification for the lucrative Champions League.

Butland blunder costs Stoke at Leicester

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – An own goal from Stoke City captain Jack Butland cost his side the chance to move out of the Premier League relegation zone on Saturday in a 1-1 draw at Leicester.

Despite being largely outplayed before the break, Stoke took the lead thanks to a curling long-range effort from Xherdan Shaqiri just before half-time.

Report: West Ham and West Brom keeping eye on 24-year-old forward; club bracing themselves for offers

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According to reports from ESPN, a host of Premier League clubs are keeping a close eye on Ostersunds striker Saman Ghoddos following his impressive Europa League performance against Arsenal.

The report claims that West Ham, Leicester City, Southampton, West Brom and Brighton & Hove Albion are tracking the exciting forward.

Leicester pay EFL £3.1m to settle fair play dispute

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London (AFP) – Leicester City have paid the English Football League £3.1 million ($4.3 million, 3.51 million euros) to settle a Financial Fair Play dispute, it was announced Wednesday.

The EFL governs the three divisions below the Premier League and Leicester were deemed to have breached their FFP rules when they won the 2013/14 second-tier Championship title, thereby gaining automatic promotion to the top flight.

Leicester pay EFL £3.1m to settle fair play dispute

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London (AFP) – Leicester City have paid the English Football League £3.1 million ($4.3 million, 3.51 million euros) to settle a Financial Fair Play dispute, it was announced Wednesday.

The EFL governs the three divisions below the Premier League and Leicester were deemed to have breached their FFP rules when they won the 2013/14 second-tier Championship title, thereby gaining automatic promotion to the top flight.

£30m player says he would be 'very happy' to join Newcastle permanently in summer

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Leicester City striker Islam Slimani hopes to join Newcastle United on a permanent deal in the summer.

The Algerian joined the Magpies on loan in January and he is happy with life at Newcastle so far.

The 29-year-old striker believes that he has the trust of Rafa Benitez and that will help him rediscover his form in the Premier League.

‘Authentic legend’ Aguero hits four as City storm 16 points clear

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola hailed Sergio Aguero as an “authentic legend” of Manchester City after his four second-half goals continued their emphatic march towards the Premier League title with a 5-1 thrashing of Leicester.

Raheem Sterling had given City an early lead on Saturday but Leicester went into the break on level terms thanks to Jamie Vardy’s equaliser.

‘Authentic legend’ Aguero hits four as City storm 16 points clear

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola hailed Sergio Aguero as an “authentic legend” of Manchester City after his four second-half goals continued their emphatic march towards the Premier League title with a 5-1 thrashing of Leicester.

Raheem Sterling had given City an early lead on Saturday but Leicester went into the break on level terms thanks to Jamie Vardy’s equaliser.

Aguero hits four for rampant City, Kane returns to haunt Arsenal

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London (AFP) – Sergio Aguero scored four second-half goals as Manchester City’s march towards the Premier League title continued unabated with a 5-1 thrashing of Leicester on Saturday to move 16 points clear of Manchester United.

Aguero now trails Harry Kane by just two goals in the race for the golden boot, but just one from Kane was enough to win the North London derby as the Tottenham striker’s seventh goal in as many games against Arsenal secured a 1-0 win.

Aguero hits four for rampant City, Kane returns to haunt Arsenal

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London (AFP) – Sergio Aguero scored four second-half goals as Manchester City’s march towards the Premier League title continued unabated with a 5-1 thrashing of Leicester on Saturday to move 16 points clear of Manchester United.

Aguero now trails Harry Kane by just two goals in the race for the golden boot, but just one from Kane was enough to win the North London derby as the Tottenham striker’s seventh goal in as many games against Arsenal secured a 1-0 win.

Mahrez makes Leicester return at Manchester City

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez finally got his wish of an outing at Manchester City’s Etihad stadium, but only as a second-half substitute for Leicester a day after ending his standoff with the Foxes by returning to training.

Mahrez, 26, had missed Leicester’s last two Premier League matches after not reporting for training for nine days in protest at Leicester’s refusal to accept a bid from runaway leaders City before the January 31 transfer deadline.

Manchester City vs Leicester City confirmed starting line-ups

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Manchester City will bid to return to winning ways when they host Leicester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

City were held to a 1-1 draw by Burnley last weekend and manager Pep Guardiola has numerous injury problems to contend with against the Foxes.

Fabian Delph, Phil Foden, Gabriel Jesus, Leroy Sane and Benjamin Mendy have all been ruled out of the game.

4-3-3 v Leicester: Guardiola could be without these 6 Man City players for today's game; Stats & Predictions

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Manchester City host Leicester in the Premier League this weekend and the league leaders will be looking to get back to winning ways here.

Mahrez’s Leicester return sets up chance to impress Man City

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London (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez ended his self-imposed exile from Leicester City on Friday, opening up the possibility of a dramatic return against Manchester City, whose pursuit of the Algerian provoked Mahrez’s stand-off with the Foxes.

Mahrez, 26, has missed two Premier League matches and had not trained with the team since the move he desperately wanted to runaway leaders City fell through due to Leicester’s demands on January 31, transfer deadline day.

Mahrez’s Leicester return sets up chance to impress Man City

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London (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez ended his self-imposed exile from Leicester City on Friday, opening up the possibility of a dramatic return against Manchester City, whose pursuit of the Algerian provoked Mahrez’s stand-off with the Foxes.

Mahrez, 26, has missed two Premier League matches and had not trained with the team since the move he desperately wanted to runaway leaders City fell through due to Leicester’s demands on January 31, transfer deadline day.

Guardiola hoping Mahrez makes Leicester return at City

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants Riyad Mahrez to make his Leicester return against the Premier League leaders on Saturday despite continued speculation linking the Algerian to City.

Mahrez returned to training on Friday having spent nine days away from the Foxes without permission following Leicester’s refusal of City’s reported offer of £50 million plus a player.

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Puel says Iheanacho could play for Leicester despite broken hand

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London (AFP) – Leicester forward Kelechi Iheanacho could feature against Brighton this weekend despite suffering a broken hand on international duty for Nigeria.

Iheanacho sustained the injury while he was away with Nigeria. He started his country’s victory in Poland last week but was absent from the squad for the 2-0 defeat to Serbia at Barnet on Tuesday.

Puel says Iheanacho could play for Leicester despite broken hand

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London (AFP) – Leicester forward Kelechi Iheanacho could feature against Brighton this weekend despite suffering a broken hand on international duty for Nigeria.

Iheanacho sustained the injury while he was away with Nigeria. He started his country’s victory in Poland last week but was absent from the squad for the 2-0 defeat to Serbia at Barnet on Tuesday.

Pedro keeps Chelsea in the hunt for FA Cup glory

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pedro Rodriguez came off the bench to keep Chelsea’s chances of silverware this season alive with an extra-time winner in a 2-1 victory at Leicester on Sunday to reach the FA Cup semi-finals.

Alvaro Morata’s first goal since Boxing Day on his return to the Chelsea starting line-up put the visitors on course to bounce back from their Champions League elimination at the hands of Barcelona in midweek.

Pedro halts slide, sends Chelsea into FA Cup semi-finals

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pedro Rodriguez came off the bench to halt Chelsea’s slide with an extra-time winner in a 2-1 victory at Leicester on Sunday to reach the FA Cup semi-finals.

Alvaro Morata’s first goal since Boxing Day on his return to the Chelsea starting line-up put the visitors on course to bounce back from their Champions League elimination at the hands of Barcelona in midweek.

Butland still the best for Lambert despite Leicester blunder

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Stoke City boss Paul Lambert hailed Jack Butland as the “best goalkeeper in Britain” despite an own goal from the England international that cost his side a potential victory as they drew 1-1 draw at Leicester on Saturday.

Stoke took the lead thanks to a curling long-range effort from Xherdan Shaqiri just before half-time.

Puel challenges Leicester to be best of the rest

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London (AFP) – Leicester manager Claude Puel has challenged the former Premier League champions to win the “second championship” as the club prepare for the run-in to the end of the season.

The Foxes astonished football under Claudio Ranieri when they shunted English football’s aristocrats aside to win the title in 2016 but the “Big Six” have flexed their muscles and the top of the table has a familiar look.

Man City didn’t show Leicester respect over Mahrez, says Puel

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London (AFP) – Leicester boss Claude Puel says Manchester City should have shown his club more respect in their late bid to sign star forward Riyad Mahrez in January.

The winger was back in the Foxes squad last weekend against City after a self-imposed 10-day absence from the club following the breakdown of a proposed move to the Etihad Stadium.

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Leicester City vs Chelsea confirmed starting line-ups

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Chelsea visit Leicester City in the FA Cup on Sunday hoping to put the disappointment of exiting the Champions League firmly behind them.

Lionel Messi’s inspired performance led Barcelona to a 3-0 victory at the Nou Camp and ended the Blues’ interest in the competition.

Antonio Conte’s side triumphed 2-1 at the King Power Stadium earlier in the season and they can be backed at 15/2 to match that scoreline this weekend.