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Leicester City

Plenty of options for Rodgers' first game

1st March 2019, 16:05 by James Mason

New Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers nearly has a complete squad to choose from for the clash at Watford on Sunday.

Rodgers will be taking charge of his first game as Leicester boss, having been confirmed as Claude Puel's successor on Tuesday, and he is expected to stick with the same starting XI that beat Brighton 2-1 last time out.

England international Jamie Vardy notched his ninth league goal of the season against the Seagulls and he is set to lead the line again, Harvey Barnes and Demarai Gray providing support from the flanks.

The only absentees for the Foxes are midfielders Daniel Armartey and Marc Albrighton, who is out for the rest of the season after picking up a serious hamstring injury at the start of February.

Leicester have won the last two meetings against Watford 2-0 although the Foxes have not tasted success at Vicarage Road in their last two visits.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

James Mason grew up in Northumberland so is entrenched in both the football and golf scenes. A low handicap golfer, he also follows Newcastle United and predicts big things under Rafa Benitez.

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