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Leicester City

Barnes set for Baggies stay

9th January 2019, 11:55 by Aidan Perkins

Leicester are not planning to recall Harvey Barnes from his loan at West Brom this month despite his fine form.

The attacking midfielder has starred for the Baggies since joining in the summer on a season-long loan deal and his nine goals and six assists have helped them up to fourth in the table.

There had been speculation the Foxes were planning to recall the 21-year-old this month, and while boss Claude Puel is believed to have mulled over the prospect, it is believed he has decided to allow to remain with Albion for the second half of the campaign.

Barnes was on loan last season in a similar arrangement at Barnsley and did return to the King Power Stadium 12 months ago before going on to make three substitute appearances towards the end of the season.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Aidan Perkins is a senior journalist that specialises in football stories. Aidan, a Liverpool fan, also has a broad knowledge of several other sports.

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