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Leicester v Manchester United Team News: Jamie Vardy And Wilfred Ndidi Latest; Marcus Rashford In Line To Return.

 

Premier League action resumes this weekend. Leicester host Manchester United looking to give their season a bump-start after enduring a run of just one victory in their last seven matches in all competitions.

 

For United, it’s been a strong start to the season on the whole.

But with just one win in their last four they’ll also be looking to shake off a minor wobble.

Matches between the two sides are always entertaining encounters.

With both teams looking to play on the front foot and with three points being much-needed for both sides.

It’d be a surprise to see anything different on Saturday afternoon.

Leicester team news

Brendan Rodgers has a number of injury considerations ahead of the clash with United.

Jamie Vardy and Jonny Evans could be fit to return for the Foxes.

Vardy suffered a chest injury in the 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace.

And received a lengthy spell of treatment but should return alongside Evans who is expected to return from illness.

 

Wilfred Ndidi is a major doubt after picking up a hamstring injury ahead of the international break and it’s expected that this game will come too soon for the midfielder.

James Justin isn’t far from a return following a nasty knee injury but is expected to miss out, while Wesley Fofana is a long-term absentee.

 

Manchester United team news

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should be boosted by the return of Marcus Rashford to his squad.

The forward has been out for several months after undergoing surgery on a shoulder injury.

But has returned to full training and should be in contention.

However there are doubts over the fitness of defensive duo Harry Maguire and Raphael Varane.

Maguire suffered a calf injury before the international break and was ruled out of England duty as a result.

The match with Leicester could come too soon as a result.

As for Varane, the France international suffered a thigh injury in the UEFA Nations League clash with Spain – an injury that could rule him out for several weeks.

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