Three Leicester stars confirmed out vs Manchester City

Manchester City vs Leicester

Premier League leaders Man City will look to pick up another three points this weekend when Leicester come to visit.

Last weekend City dropped two points in the league when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Burnley.

That’s the same result which Leicester recorded at home last weekend against Swansea.

This is the third time the sides have met this season. City won 2-0 in the league at the King Power Stadium, while the Sky Blues also beat the Foxes on penalties in the Carabao Cup.

Mahrez, Okazaki & Morgan

Leicester manager Claude Puel met the press on Thursday before the weekend’s fixture.

Puel confirmed that three stars will miss the Man City game: Riyad Mahrez, Shinji Okazaki and Wes Morgan.

Mahrez’s absence had been expected after the Algerian failed to turn up to training all week.

Amid claims that the PFA may be called in to mediate the situation, Mahrez returned to action for Leicester since his January move to Man City never came to fruition.

Okazaki’s absence is another blow for the Foxes.

The Japanese striker is now sidelined for a fortnight with a knee injury.

Also sidelined is defender Wes Morgan.

The centre-half is out with a hamstring problem.

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