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Puel ready to recall Foxes starlet

2nd January 2019, 01:54 by Michael Holland

Claude Puel has hinted that they could recall Leicester starlet Harvey Barnes from his loan spell at West Brom in January.

Barnes joined the Baggies on a season-long loan deal in the summer and has established himself as a star in Darren Moore's side.

In 24 Sky Bet Championship games, the 21-year-old has scored nine goals and assisted a further six, and Puel has suggested he will soon be heading back to the King Power Stadium.

Leicester made it three wins from four over the festive period as they wrapped up the three points in a 1-0 victory over Everton at Goodison Park.

Speaking to BBC Radio Leicester after the game, Puel addressed transfer talk by saying: "We will see, I think we need to think about rest for the moment.

"But I don't think there will be a lot of moves, but I think there will be a few adjustments for the team, a few may come back on loan.

"The most important thing is to develop this young team."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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