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Leicester team news & predicted line-up vs Aston Villa

In this piece, we take a look at the latest Leicester team news ahead of their upcoming Premier League clash with Aston Villa.

Leicester City booked their spot in the next round of the FA Cup last weekend with a 1-0 win away at Walsall.

The Foxes also secured an impressive draw against Brighton in their previous outing.

Now they face another stern test in Unai Emery’s Aston Villa.

Brendan Rodgers’ side head into this clash 14th in the table.

Ahead of the clash, 101 Great Goals takes a look at Leicester’s team news against Aston Villa…

Leicester line-up vs Aston Villa

Harry Souttar

Leicester’s new January signing Harry Souttar is could be available for the clash.

Jamie Vardy

Jamie Vardy is back in training and close to making a return.

The weekend’s game is likely to come too soon though and he is expected to miss out.

Wilfred Ndidi

Wilfred Ndidi will also miss out on the game against Villa but is close to making a return.

The midfielder has been sidelined with a small issue.

Jonny Evans

Jonny Evans is due back in training next week.

He has been struggling with a calf injury and is now close to making a return.

Ricardo Pereira

Ricardo Pereira is very close to being back fit.

The full-back has been training well and is expected to be fit for next week’s game.

Boubakary Soumare

Boubakary Soumare is in the same situation as Evans.

The Frenchman is due back in training next week as he recovers from a thigh injury.

Ryan Bertrand and James Justin

Both defenders remain sidelined with long-term injuries.

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Jamie Brown

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