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Puel: Fuchs Ready To Return

Claude Puel has confirmed Christian Fuchs will return to the Leicester City squad to face Burnley on Saturday after the birth of his daughter.
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- Claude Puel will be without just two Leicester City players against Burnley on Saturday
- The Clarets visit King Power Stadium after City defeated Tottenham Hotspur earlier this week
- Midfielder Matty James and defender Robert Huth are continuing their return from injuries
- Left back Christian Fuchs is back in training after the birth of his daughter this week

The Austrian was away for the 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur earlier this week but Puel, speaking to the media on Thursday, confirmed he will be back in contention this week.

Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez scored brilliantly at King Power Stadium to defeat Spurs ahead of the visit of Sean Dyche’s Clarets on Saturday afternoon (3pm kick-off).

Providing his weekly fitness update on Filbert Way, Puel revealed that only Matty James (Achilles) and Robert Huth (ankle) will sit out the clash this weekend.

He said: “We have no new injuries. Christian can come back into the squad. Huth and James are the only players who are out.


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“I don’t know when they can come back. After their injuries, they need time to come back to a good level. They will be in training and will come back to us. I don’t know how long this will take.”

Ahead of the visit of Burnley, you can follow all the pre-match talking points on the Match Centre.




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