Leicester suffer triple injury blow ahead of Amid top four race with Chelsea & Manchester


Leicester City’s James Maddison, Ben Chilwell and Christian Fuchs are set to miss rest of season the rest of the season due to injury.

James Maddison and Ben Chilwell will miss the rest of the season for Leicester, and Christian Fuchs has been ruled out for three months with a hip problem.

James Maddison has not featured for the Foxes’ in the last four matches due to a hip injury, while Chilwell injured his foot in the win over Crystal Palace on July 4.

The England midfielder’s’ absence is a blow to the Foxes top-four hopes, while defender Fuchs will also miss the start of next season.

Leicester city manager Brendan Rodgers said: “Ben and James won’t play for the rest of the season. We’ve got a few injuries which have been unfortunate for us.”

Leicester revived their hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League with a 2-0 home win over Sheffield United on Thursday.

Goals from Ayoze Perez and Demarai Gray kept them fourth in the League table with two games remaining.

I thought we were brilliant,” said Rodgers. “Sheffield United deserve so much credit for how they work and how Chris (Wilder) has got them playing this season but I thought we were outstanding in all facets of the game.

I think for us, it’s just the consistency. We’ve played well in the games we’ve played since we came back but we haven’t been consistent enough but tonight we were able to do that”.

We played the first half really well and then we were very concentrated.”

Leicester city head to the capital on Sunday for a much against a confident Tottenham. They have a game against Manchester United on the Last day.



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