Leicester City vs Arsenal: Team news, injuries, possible lineups

Leicester City vs Arsenal: Team news, injuries, possible lineups



Claude Puel’s Leicester City will on Wednesday night clash with Arsenal at the King Power stadium in the Premier League.

Puel’s men heads into this clash after their 2-0 home defeat to West Ham on Saturday in the Premier League.

Leicester City are currently occupying the 9th position on the Premier League table with 44 points from 36 games.

Marc Albrighton is awaiting an FA investigation to see if he will be suspended on Wednesday following his reaction to his red card at Crystal Palace.

Kasper Schmeichel (ankle), Shinji Okazaki (ankle), Wilfred Ndidi (hamstring), Danny Simpson (groin), Robert Huth (ankle) and Matty James (achilles) are also out, along with Ben Chilwell and Daniel Amartey.

Vicente Iborra (hamstring) remains a doubt.

Meanwhile, Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal heads into this clash after thrashing Burnley 5-0 at home on Sunday in the Premier League.

Wenger’s men are currently occupying the sixth position on the Premier League table with 60 points from 36 games.

Arsenal won 4-3 against Leicester in the reverse fixture.

The Gunners are the only side without an away point in the Premier Lague this season.

The North London club will be without playmaker, Mesut Ozil for Wednesday’s clash due to back injury.

Defender, Laurent Koscielny has been sidelined for six months due to injury he sustained against Atletico Madrid in the Europa League second leg tie.

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Santi Cazorla has returned to training following an Achilles issue that has kept him out since October 2016, while Mohamed Elneny (ankle) is out.

Leicester potential starting XI: Hamer, Jakupovic, Maguire, Morgan, Fuchs, Knight, Benalouane, Gray, Silva, Choudhury, Vardy.

Arsenal potential starting XI: Ospina, Bellerin, Mustafi, Mertesacker, Monreal, Kolasinac, Xhaka, Wilshere, Iwobi, Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang.

The kick off time for the match is 8:45pm.

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