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Leicester predicted lineup vs Arsenal - Premier League

Max Parsons
Four wins on the spin for Leicester
Four wins on the spin for Leicester / MB Media/GettyImages
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Leicester aim to make it five wins on the bounce in all competitions on Sunday, as they travel to Arsenal in the Premier League.

The Foxes most recently ran out 2-0 winners over Rennes in the first leg of their Europa Conference League tie, making it four consecutive victories. In the Premier League, however, their two straight wins (against Burnley and Leeds respectively) don't paint the whole picture; they followed a run of five fixtures without victory, as they continue to struggle for any sort of consistency in the Premier League.

They face a tough test this weekend against an Arsenal side who are currently in the top four courtesy of four league triumphs in succession. Here's how Rodgers could set his side up.


1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Kasper Schmeichel
Schmeichel is in some good form / Lewis Storey/GettyImages

Kasper Schmeichel (GK) - Very much showing his ability at the moment and heads into the weekend with three consecutive clean sheets behind him.

James Justin (RB) -
Ricardo Pereira has suffered a setback in his recovery so Justin should retain his spot, having made a return to the Leicester side in midweek.

Daniel Amartey (CB) -
Jonny Evans remains absent while Wesley Fofana's recent positive Covid-19 result has delayed his long-awaited return, so Amartey should continue here.

Caglar Soyuncu (CB) -
In line for a fifth consecutive Premier League start, once again alongside a centre-back partner who isn't a centre-back.

Luke Thomas (LB) -
Among a severely injury-hit squad, Thomas has had to really step up this campaign and has generally done so excellently.

2. Midfielders

James Maddison
Maddison woke up halfway through the season / Visionhaus/GettyImages

Wilfred Ndidi (CM) - Has started every league outing since returning from the African Cup of Nations, and will likely keep his spot for this one.

Youri Tielemans (CM) - It's fair to expect more of such a talented player, who has underwhelmed for large parts of the season.

James Maddison (AM) - His red-hot form around the turn of the year has fizzled out but, after notching his first league goal in five attempts, you'd hope he can kick on again now.

3. Forwards

Kelechi Iheanacho
Iheanacho is set for an extended run in the team / Michael Regan/GettyImages

Marc Albrighton (RW) - Has started the previous six in all competitions and thoroughly earned another with a goal and an assist in his side's 2-0 win over Rennes last time out.

Kelechi Iheanacho (ST) -
Jamie Vardy is out of contention with a nasty knee injury, so Iheanacho could be the go-to man.

Harvey Barnes (LW) -
Has struck a good vein of form, boasting three goals and two assists in his previous six appearances across all competitions.


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