Claude Puel

Puel: We're Improving

Claude Puel is pleased with his start to life as manager of Leicester City but knows Newcastle United will be a test on Saturday (5:30pm kick-off).
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- Leicester City manager Claude Puel says he has been pleased by his first weeks in charge
- The Foxes are aiming for a third successive Premier League victory at Newcastle United on Saturday
- Puel knows the Magpies will be a tough test for his side at St James' Park this weekend
- Live coverage of the clash will be available for free on LCFC Radio from 4:30pm 

The Foxes, who have suffered just one defeat in 10, travel to St James’ Park this weekend hoping to secure three successive victories for the first time this season.

Three points in the North East could propel City up to eighth in the Premier League standings and Puel admits he has been pleasantly surprised by the talent in his squad since joining.  

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Puel Optimistic Ahead Of Magpies Test

Leicester City manager speaks ahead of the visit to Newcastle United on Saturday.

“I don’t know if I expected this but the most important thing is to continue this work and to keep building momentum and confidence,” he told the national media on Thursday.

“It is important to get results for confidence and to try and improve all the time. Time will tell. For me it is about keeping a good focus and concentration on the next game and to try and play a strong game.

It will be a difficult atmosphere with 50,000 people. It’s a good challenge. It’s important to play a good game.

Claude Puel

“We will see after the result. We have a lot of respect for Newcastle because they have a great manager [Rafael Benítez] with quality in his team.

“They know themselves very well because they played together in the Championship. It’s been a good beginning to the season, they have good quality, structure and play on the counter attack.

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"It will be a difficult atmosphere with 50,000 people. It’s a good challenge. It’s important to play a good game.”

Live coverage is available on LCFC Radio from 4:30pm with Sam Putnam, Chris Alcock and Foxes legend Gerry Taggart.

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