Danny Simpson frozen out at Leicester ahead of Newcastle game

Danny Simpson has been frozen out at Leicester City.

Thursday, 27th September 2018, 6:02 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th September 2018, 6:07 pm
Danny Simpson.

The former Newcastle United defender won the title with the club in the 2015-16 season.

However, Simpson - who left St James's Park five years ago - hasn't featured in a matchday squad yet this season along with Andy King.

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And Simpson will not be involved against his former club at St James's Park on Saturday.

Asked about Simpson and King, Puel said: "I have discussed with them the difficulty they have to find game time with us.

"We have a lot of competition places. We have to respect them, but without giving them game time."