Leicester transfer rumours: Foxes linked with two internationals

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Even though a couple of months remains before the Premier League’s January transfer window is open, Leicester City are again linked with two players.

Thursday sees Leicester in European action against SC Braga from Portugal. In fact, after two wins each, the pair sit atop of Europa League Group G on equal points. Foxes of Leicester anticipates a tougher UEL contest for the Foxes than provided by Zorya Luhansk or even AEK Athens.

Manager Brendan Rodgers will be without Wilfred Ndidi, Caglar Soyuncu, Jonny Evans, Ricardo Pereira, Daniel Amartey and Timothy Castagne for the match. Despite the injuries, Leicester fans are feeling confident.

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Leicester City transfer rumours

Florian Thauvin has been linked with a move to Leicestershire before, by a few different overseas outfits for a couple of summers, at least.

Presently, the French international is enjoying a great campaign at Marseille: managing eight goal involvements in as many appearances. Yet he’s failed to help his side with goals in the Champions League.

Thauvin would be a promising addition for Leicester. With his contract expiring in July, the Frenchman is able to negotiate a switch in January, according to The Boot Room’s report.

We’ve all heard speculation that connects Real Madrid man Luka Jovic to the east Midlands team. Nothing ever materialised – but talk persists.

Supposedly, the Spaniards will block West Ham United’s and the Foxes’ advances in the new year, per HITC. FoL considers the Serbian national team striker a definite loan option for Rodgers.

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Before preparation for the Braga clash began, Kasper Schmeichel told of how he and his Leicester team-mates cite their Premier League title triumph of 2016 as motivation to continue achieving. Although the Dane rightly notes what he and the then squad did was unique, the goalkeeper hopes the reminiscing will inspire UEL glory. Read more at Daily Mail.