A Leicester City specialist journalist suspects that the Foxes will seek two transfers in January. But which areas require strengthening in the LCFC squad? While Foxes of Leicester take a look at the opposition manager’s opinion of the latest defeat.
There really isn’t a need for panic at Leicester City Football Club. But you wouldn’t know that if you accept some of the unfair opinions from fans on social media etcetera. Yes, Maresca must be flexible with his system and not play favourites with certain players etc. We don’t want to go down the road of the later tenure of Brendan Rodgers. Nevertheless, the Italian has the Foxes sitting atop the Championship, and that is not a simple accomplishment. Surely the former Manchester City coach deserves the benefit of the doubt after achieving this early feat in his first English managerial appointment. It’s a long season – stick with it, Foxes.
There is even a chance that some reinforcements will be signed in January. Along with a few familiar faces potentially exiting King Power Stadium. The absence of Callum Doyle, for example, has hurt the east Midlands outfit. However talented James Justin is, he is predominantly right-footed. LCFC also seem weaker without mark II Wilfred Ndidi in the middle, or attacking. To that end, acquisitions may transpire. Expert on all things Foxes, Jordan Blackwell, made a comment on the situation. The Leicester Mercury reporter suggested that Maresca might target a couple of signings soon; a left-footed defender could be sought, he believes, as well as a midfielder.
Michael Carrick’s verdict on Leicester City’s away loss to Middlesbrough in Championship
We won’t dwell too much on Leicester’s loss up north at the weekend. However, it can be interesting to hear what opponents say when obtaining an LCFC scalp. Here is Michael Carrick’s view:
"“There were chances for both teams in the first half, delighted at half-time, we had some chances again, chances to create, and obviously they came into the second half and their chances, funnily enough, seem to come from us giving the ball away which is not like us. But we were spot on as a team and defended well.“We got what we deserved and it was a terrific win for us. It was a good day for us, they’re a good team, they’re a top team and will be right up there, if not top, probably top two I thought, come the end of the season, [LCFC are a] Premier League outfit really.”Michael Carrick"