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Category: Leicester City

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Leicester agree £36.5m deal to sign Wesley Fofana from St-Étienne

Central defender was also a target for West HamFee for 19-year-old includes add-onsLeicester are close to signing Wesley Fofana from Saint-Étienne after agreeing a deal worth up to €40m (£36.5m) for the central defender.The 19-year-old has also been ta…

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Another handball horror show, Calvert-Lewin is benefiting from Ancelotti effect and sentiment alone will not save LampardOle Gunnar Solskjær said Manchester United had “three or four weeks to catch up to a few teams”, and how it showed. United could no…

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Pep Guardiola questions Manchester City’s belief after drubbing by Leicester

• ‘We started to think we were playing bad,’ says manager• Brendan Rodgers full of praise for Leicester’s tactical disciplinePep Guardiola said Manchester City’s 5-2 humbling by Leicester was a result of his players lacking stability and belief, after …

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Devastating Jamie Vardy shows that less can mean more for Leicester Paul Wilson

Former England striker had the maximum effect from minimum of input in his side’s big win at Manchester CityBrendan Rodgers has been waiting a long time for a first win against a Pep Guardiola team, and the irony here was it looked for all the world as…

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Jamie Vardy hat-trick takes Leicester top and stuns Manchester City

This was a scintillating exhibition of why Jamie Vardy is so dangerous. His was a hat-trick that made Manchester City appear half-paced and meant Leicester handed their hosts a loss in their opening top-flight home league game of the season for the fir…

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Manchester City v Leicester City: Premier League – live!

Live updates from the 4.30pm BST kick-offTransfer news: City set to sign Benfica’s DiasGet in touch! Email Rob with your thoughts 4.06pm BST Ah, Harry Kane wasn’t sent off, it was a member of Spurs’ backroom staff. Related: Tottenham 1-1 Newcastle: Pr…

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Manchester City v Leicester: match preview

Despite a long injury list Manchester City were sharp in their opening game and this meeting with the early leaders, Leicester, should be a cracker. Here are two sides who love to attack quick and fast so there would be some surprise if this ends as a …

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Leicester bid more than £30m for Burnley’s James Tarkowski

Defender keen on move and unlikely to join West HamLeicester having no joy in push for St-Étienne’s Wesley FofanaLeicester hope to convince Burnley to sell James Tarkowski after making a bid of more than £30m for the centre-back.Although Leicester are …

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Eddie Nketiah’s poaching instinct smooths Arsenal’s route past Leicester

This was essentially a meeting between two shadow sides and its turning point was a slapstick own goal by Christian Fuchs but it provided further evidence, nonetheless, that Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal are growing into a serious unit. Following his success …

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Leicester maintain 100% record by exposing Burnley limitations

Leicester continued their bright start to the season by ruthlessly exposing the limitations with which Sean Dyche must cope at Burnley. Although Chris Wood opened the scoring, the home side stormed back and won thanks to class Burnley just do not have,…

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‘My best friend plays for City’: Leicester confirm signing of Cengiz Under

Foxes agree season-long loan with option to buy from RomaTurkish international is close friends with Caglar SoyuncuLeicester have agreed terms for the signing of the Turkish winger Cengiz Under on a season-long loan from Roma. Related: Roma’s Cengiz Un…

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Timothy Castagne: ‘Rodgers has given me the confidence to go faster’

Hard-running full-back has made an instant impression on Leicester thanks to a rapport swiftly built with his new managerEven before his debut against West Brom last Sunday, Timothy Castagne impressed his new teammates at Leicester with a rendition of …

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Leicester v Burnley: match preview

Brendan Rodgers’ big decision is whether to start James Maddison, who returned from injury as a substitute in last weekend’s win at West Brom. Owing to other absences Leicester are likely to have to continue using Wilfred Ndidi in central defence – he …

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Leicester closing in on signing Roma winger Cengiz Under for £24.6m

23-year-old would join on loan with obligation to buyLeicester had offer for Barcelona’s Trincão turned downLeicester are hoping to conclude a deal to sign the Roma winger Cengiz Under on an initial loan with an obligation to buy for €27m (£24.6m) at t…

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Jamie Vardy is on the spot as Leicester prove too strong for West Brom

The last time Leicester won their opening match of the season, they went on to win the title. Only a crank would proclaim them future champions on the basis of this performance but it is fair to say this victory should do them good after their sorry en…

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Jamie Vardy is on the spot as Leicester prove too strong for West Brom

The last time Leicester won their opening match of the season, they went on to win the title. Only a crank would proclaim them future champions on the basis of this performance but it is fair to say this victory should do them good after their sorry en…

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West Brom v Leicester: Premier League – live!

MBM report of the Baggies’ first game back in the top flightPaul Doyle: Bilic delights in dire Premier League predictionsEmail alex.hess@theguardian.com | Tweet @A_Hess 1.39pm BST Bilic and Rogers have met just once before in the Premier League, and it…

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West Brom v Leicester: match preview

West Brom are back in the Premier League and face the significant challenge of a Leciester side eager to bounce back from last season’s poor finish. Brendan Rodgers still has a headache in defence though with Jonny Evans suspended and Ricardo Pereira i…

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Football transfer rumours: Riyad Mahrez to join Real Madrid?

Today’s tittle-tattle has got a plus twoIn the online disinformation age, churning out a vaguely credible daily transfer gossip column is a hard enough task without the likes of Thomas Tuchel ruining our fun. Only yesterday, we gave you the big news th…

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Football transfer rumours: Rose to leave Tottenham? Draxler to Leeds?

The page that doesn’t know five other peopleHis honesty and Yorkshire bluff is a shining light amid that rather tedious Tottenham All Or Nothing series and this will come as little surprise to anyone who has sat through its moribund charms but Danny Ro…