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Watford want Leicester’s Islam Slimani as Okaka is set to leave club

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Watford are eyeing a move for Leicester City forward Islam Slimani in the January transfer window to boost their attacking arsenal.

Hornets boss Marco Silva and Slimani are very familiar with each other since their Sporting Lisbon days but Watford fear that they could be priced out of a move for the player who joined Leicester for a massive £30 million in 2016.

Arsenal and Leicester on alert as £36m midfielder is banished from training

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According to Diario AS via talkSPORT, Arsenal and Leicester City could make an approach for Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi, with the French international being made to train alone after a clash with manager Eduardo Berizzo. His release clause is around £36m, and it’s unknown if Sevilla would accept one penny less.

Form Guide – Why Arsenal will beat Huddersfield 2-0 tonight!

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This is an interesting game tonight at the Emirates as Arsenal take on Huddersfield in the midweek Premier League game. After Tottenham's defeat to Leicester last night it is a great chance for us to pull a little bit away from our noisy neighbours, especially as just a few weeks ago everyone was talking about [.

Furious Spurs fans tear into top class star after last night's defeat: 'Get him out of my club'

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Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been struggling with a dip in form over the last few months and it seems that the fans are losing patience with the England international now.

Spurs crashed to a 2-1 defeat against Leicester City last night and former MK Dons star was heavily criticised for his lacklustre display.

Pochettino laments Spurs’ lack of ‘fight’ in Leicester loss

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino slammed his players lack of “fight” after their Premier League title aspirations suffered another damaging blow with a 2-1 loss away to Leicester City.

Tuesday’s defeat meant Spurs have now gone three league games without a win and they will fall 16 points behind Manchester City if the runaway leaders beat Southampton on Wednesday.

Pochettino laments Spurs’ lack of ‘fight’ in Leicester loss

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino slammed his players lack of “fight” after their Premier League title aspirations suffered another damaging blow with a 2-1 loss away to Leicester City.

Tuesday’s defeat meant Spurs have now gone three league games without a win and they will fall 16 points behind Manchester City if the runaway leaders beat Southampton on Wednesday.

Vardy stars as Spurs suffer huge title setback

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jamie Vardy’s 100th goal in English league football helped inspire Leicester City to a 2-1 win at home to Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday that left the visitors’ title bid floundering.

Vardy struck early on before Riyad Mahrez doubled Leicester’s lead, only for Harry Kane to ensure a nervous finish for the Foxes at the King Power Stadium.

Where to find Leicester vs. Spurs on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Leicester vs. Spurs in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place.

After Tottenham’s disappointing draw against West Brom on Saturday, the Lilywhites have an opportunity to get three points away from Wembley as they travel to the King Power Stadium to take on Leicester.

Where to find Leicester vs. Spurs on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Leicester vs. Spurs in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place.

After Tottenham’s disappointing draw against West Brom on Saturday, the Lilywhites have an opportunity to get three points away from Wembley as they travel to the King Power Stadium to take on Leicester.

3-5-1-1 v Leicester: Pochettino without these 2 top class Spurs star for must win game; Team News & Predictions

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Leicester vs Tottenham
English Premier League 2017/18
28th November, 19:45 pm BST
King Power Stadium, Leicester
Live Stream: Watch Leicester vs Tottenham live on NBCSN (US)

Leicester vs Tottenham Preview

Leicester City host Spurs in the Premier League this week and the Foxes will be hoping to improve their home record against the Londoners.

Moyes off the mark as West Ham draw with Leicester

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London (AFP) – David Moyes saw West Ham secure a first point of his reign as the Premier League strugglers’ manager in a 1-1 draw at home to Leicester City on Friday.

The hosts fell behind early on at the London Stadium to a goal from Marc Albrighton before Cheikhou Kouyate equalised on the stroke of half time.

Moyes off the mark as West Ham draw with Leicester

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London (AFP) – David Moyes saw West Ham secure a first point of his reign as the Premier League strugglers’ manager in a 1-1 draw at home to Leicester City on Friday.

The hosts fell behind early on at the London Stadium to a goal from Marc Albrighton before Cheikhou Kouyate equalised on the stroke of half time.

This weekend's Premier League fixtures - Chelsea need to beat Liverpool.

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This weekends Premier League fixtures have some more than appealing games lined up starting this evening with West Ham taking on Leicester ahead of the big one Liverpool v Chelsea.

Friday 24 November 2017
West Ham Unitedv Leicester City Saturday 25 November 2017
Newcastle Unitedv Watford Swansea v AFC Bournemouth Tottenham Hotspurv West Bromwich Albion Crystal Palacev Stoke City Manchester Unitedv Brighton & Hove Albion Liverpoolv Chelsea
Sunday 26 November 2017
Southamptonv Everton Burnleyv Arsenal Huddersfield Townv Manchester City
As you can see from the fixtures above, you would expect most of the top six to take three points (no disrespect to their opponents) as on paper they are stronger and should ease through.

No blame for Stones blow, says Guardiola

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola refused to blame England manager Gareth Southgate for John Stones’ injury absence from Manchester City’s Premier League title charge until the New Year.

Stones is expected to be out of action for up to six weeks after damaging a hamstring in City’s 2-0 win at Leicester City on Saturday, leaving Guardiola with some defensive concerns.

4-3-3 v Leicester: Guardiola without these 3 top class Man City stars for tough away game; Injury Updates and Predictions

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Manchester City will be looking to extend their outstanding run of form when they travel to Leicester later this afternoon.

Pep Guardiola’s men are still unbeaten in the league and they have been unplayable at times.

Leicester have shown signs of improvement since the appointment of Puel but this will be quite a challenge for them.

Leicester eyeing former Premier League star, he would be sensational alongside Vardy

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Leicester City manager Claude Puel is interested in bringing Hatem Ben Arfa back to the Premier League.

According to Daily Mirror, Puel wants to strengthen his side during the January transfer window and a move for Ben Arfa could be on the cards.

The former Newcastle star has been frozen out of the first team at PSG and he would certainly welcome the chance to leave.

Celtic eyeing highly talented midfielder, Leicester City leading the race to sign him

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Premier League outfit Leicester City are set to battle it out with the Scottish champions Celtic for the signature of Glenavon midfielder Mark Sykes.

The highly talented 20-year-old midfielder has attracted a lot of attention with his performances in the Northern Irish Premiership.

According to reports, the Foxes are leading the chase for the player but Celtic are keen on signing him as well.

Explosive Premier League attacker comments on Hull move, says he can't say no to Slutsky

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Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa has revealed that he would consider a move away from King Power Stadium in order to play regularly.

Musa revealed that he would love a reunion with his former manager Leonid Slutsky as well. However, the Tigers are currently playing in the Championship and that has complicated the situation for the player.

Crystal Palace eyeing January move for this Leicester player, he wants to leave the Foxes

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Leicester City striker Islam Slimani wants to leave the club when the transfer window reopens in January.

The 29-year-old forward is frustrated with the lack of regular first-team football and he wants to kick-start his career with a move away from the King Power Stadium.

The Algerian joined Leicester City in the summer of 2016 for a club record fee of £29m.

Leicester leading the race for technically gifted attacker, Puel factor could help seal the deal

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PSG attacker Hatem Ben Arfa could be on the move during the January transfer window and it appears that Leicester City are leading the chase for him.

According to latest reports (via SportWitness), the former Newcastle United star is a target for Turkish giants Fenerbahce. However, they will have to compete with the Foxes for his services.

Leicester stretch unbeaten run, Pulis under pressure

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London (AFP) – Leicester City extended their unbeaten run on Saturday with a draw at Stoke while struggling West Brom’s winless run stretched to nine league matches against 10-man Huddersfield, cranking up the pressure on manager Tony Pulis.

With five of the top six sides not in action until Sunday, the focus was on the battle lower down the Premier League table before Liverpool were due to kick off in the late match against struggling West Ham.

Leicester stretch unbeaten run, Pulis under pressure

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London (AFP) – Leicester City extended their unbeaten run on Saturday with a draw at Stoke while struggling West Brom’s winless run stretched to nine league matches against 10-man Huddersfield, cranking up the pressure on manager Tony Pulis.

With five of the top six sides not in action until Sunday, the focus was on the battle lower down the Premier League table before Liverpool were due to kick off in the late match against struggling West Ham.

Crouch earns Stoke share of spoils against Leicester

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Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Former England striker Peter Crouch came off the bench to rescue a point for Stoke City in a 2-2 draw on Saturday, denying new Leicester manager Claude Puel a second consecutive win of his young managerial reign.

The 2015-16 Premier League champions are now unbeaten in six games in all competitions after early season struggles but will be disappointed they twice let their lead slip and in the end were indebted to goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, who made a fantastic flying stop in the dying seconds.

Crouch earns Stoke share of spoils against Leicester

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Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Former England striker Peter Crouch came off the bench to rescue a point for Stoke City in a 2-2 draw on Saturday, denying new Leicester manager Claude Puel a second consecutive win of his young managerial reign.

The 2015-16 Premier League champions are now unbeaten in six games in all competitions after early season struggles but will be disappointed they twice let their lead slip and in the end were indebted to goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, who made a fantastic flying stop in the dying seconds.

Stoke’s Crouch earns share of spoils against Leicester

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Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Former England striker Peter Crouch came off the bench to rescue a point for Stoke City in a 2-2 draw on Saturday, denying new Leicester manager Claude Puel a second consecutive win of his young managerial reign.

The 2015-16 Premier League champions parted company with Craig Shakespeare last month after slipping into the relegation zone but have recovered strongly under caretaker boss Michael Appleton and ex-Southampton boss Puel.

Stoke’s Crouch earns share of spoils against Leicester

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Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Former England striker Peter Crouch came off the bench to rescue a point for Stoke City in a 2-2 draw on Saturday, denying new Leicester manager Claude Puel a second consecutive win of his young managerial reign.

The 2015-16 Premier League champions parted company with Craig Shakespeare last month after slipping into the relegation zone but have recovered strongly under caretaker boss Michael Appleton and ex-Southampton boss Puel.

Sky Sport pundit makes an interesting prediction about Stoke vs Leicester, fans won't be happy

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Stoke City host Leicester in the Premier League this weekend and both teams will be looking to put together a winning run after their impressive performances last week.

According to Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson, both teams are likely to cancel each other out this weekend and the match is likely to end in a draw.

Leicester’s Demarai Gray pens new deal

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London (AFP) – Leicester City’s Demarai Gray has ended lingering speculation over his future by signing a new four-year contract, the former Premier League winners announced on Thursday.

The England Under-21 international joined the Foxes in January 2016 from Birmingham City and went on to help the team lift the 2015-16 Premier League title just months later.

New boss Puel aims for consistency at Leicester

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London (AFP) – New Leicester boss Claude Puel said on Friday he aims to bring consistency to the club after a rollercoaster few years in which they have dodged relegation and won the Premier League before struggling again.

Leicester won the Championship in 2014, staved off relegation the following season against the odds and then became Premier League champions in a fairytale 2015-2016 season under Claudio Ranieri.

Appleton makes winning start to Leicester stint

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Leicester City won 2-1 at Swansea City on Saturday in their first match since the dismissal of manager Craig Shakespeare.

Caretaker manager Michael Appleton was in the dug-out at the Liberty Stadium to see his side end a run of six Premier League games without victory.

This is the latest manager to turn down the Leicester City job

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Burnley manager Sean Dyche has ruled himself out of the running for the Leicester City vacancy, insisting he’s happy with the Clarets and not looking to move, reports the Guardian.

The 46-year-old has been in charge of Burnley since October 2012, presiding over 228 games, and having won promotion twice to the Premier League.

Man City and Tottenham lead exciting December live TV line-up

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Football fans are set for a packed schedule of live Premier League action on BT Sport this December, with nine matches being shown across the month exclusively live, including the clash between Arsenal and Manchester United and fellow Champions League hopefuls Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur.

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Manchester City’s Stones facing up to six weeks out

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City centre-back John Stones could be out for up to six weeks after sustaining a hamstring injury during his side’s 2-0 win at Leicester City on Saturday.

Stones, who has been in excellent form for City and England, pulled up while chasing the ball in the 28th minute and gave way to Eliaquim Mangala shortly after.

Manchester City’s Stones facing up to six weeks out

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City centre-back John Stones could be out for up to six weeks after sustaining a hamstring injury during his side’s 2-0 win at Leicester City on Saturday.

Stones, who has been in excellent form for City and England, pulled up while chasing the ball in the 28th minute and gave way to Eliaquim Mangala shortly after.

Aguero fit for Man City after health scare

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Sergio Aguero is in contention to feature for Manchester City at Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday despite suffering a health scare while on international duty.

The striker was taken to hospital as a precaution after complaining of dizziness as Argentina lost 4-2 to Nigeria in the Russian city of Krasnodar on Tuesday.

Aguero fit for Man City after health scare

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Sergio Aguero is in contention to feature for Manchester City at Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday despite suffering a health scare while on international duty.

The striker was taken to hospital as a precaution after complaining of dizziness as Argentina lost 4-2 to Nigeria in the Russian city of Krasnodar on Tuesday.

Leicester’s Demarai Gray ‘ready to sign’ new deal

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London (AFP) – Leicester winger Demarai Gray says he is ready to sign a new contract at the club to end lingering speculation over his future after an eye-catching performance against Everton.

The 21-year-old has been in contract talks and former boss Craig Shakespeare said he was close to a deal almost two months ago.

Leicester’s Demarai Gray ‘ready to sign’ new deal

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London (AFP) – Leicester winger Demarai Gray says he is ready to sign a new contract at the club to end lingering speculation over his future after an eye-catching performance against Everton.

The 21-year-old has been in contract talks and former boss Craig Shakespeare said he was close to a deal almost two months ago.

Vardy gives Puel perfect start as Leicester boss

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London (AFP) – Jamie Vardy gave Claude Puel the perfect start to his Leicester City reign on Sunday as the former Premier league champions returned to their counter-attacking best, brushing aside managerless Everton 2-0.

In a throwback to their 2015-16 title-winning season, Leicester caused problems for the visiting side from the start, breaking with pace and purpose as Demarai Gray proved a real handful for the struggling Merseyside team on just his second league start of the campaign.

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Time for a Change

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Last weekend's 15 minute collapse was horribly painful and worse, a return to the type of loss of control we have seen over the past few seasons.

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Everything changed in one moment and it was a moment out of control of anyone in an Arsenal shirt. I write of the cheating Watford player and the awful refereeing decision made by Swarbrick.