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Leicester sweat on key pair

22nd February 2019, 15:21 by Gareth Freeman

Leicester may be without Ben Chilwell and James Maddison when they entertain Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday.

Midfield playmaker Maddison and Chilwell are both rated as doubts with knocks and will be assessed ahead of Saturday's game.

Marc Albrighton and Daniel Amartey are long-term absentees but midfielder Nampalys Mendy is available after missing the 3-1 defeat at Spurs.

Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Leicester boss Claude Puel paid tribute to Palace counterpart Roy Hodgson, who will become the Premier League's oldest-ever manager, aged 71, this weekend.

He said: "I don't know if I would like to manage a club at this age, but it is always fantastic experience and he has a long career and a nice man, a great manager.

"He has done fantastic things and congratulations for his career and for the man he is."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Gareth Freeman is an experienced journalist who can offer in-depth knowledge on a host of sports, especially football, tennis, snooker and basketball.

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