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Puel tempted by Tielemans debut

1st February 2019, 18:47 by Tom Hill

Leicester City boss Claude Puel could hand new playmaker Youri Tielemans his debut in Sunday's meeting against Manchester United.

The 21-year-old left Monaco on deadline day after a tough few months with the Ligue 1 club.

Tielemans is on loan at the King Power Stadium until the end of the season and Puel may throw him into the starting XI this weekend.

Puel has no fresh injury concerns after the impressive 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Wednesday evening at Anfield.

When asked what Tielemans could bring to his team, Puel told reporters: "He gives us the possibility to play with three in midfield and to have the better balance in attack.

"Youri can give us this good possibility to play box-to-box. I think he is a clinical player. He can score, he is a clever player. It will be interesting to have this player in our squad."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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