Newcastle United given unexpected lift ahead of Leicester City

Leicester City have suffered an injury blow ahead of Newcastle United’s visit to the King Power Stadium.

Thursday, 26th September 2019, 9:14 am
Updated Thursday, 26th September 2019, 9:14 am
James Maddison.
James Maddison.

The two clubs meet on Sunday in a televised Premier League game.

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And Leicester expect to be without influential midfielder James Maddison, who suffered an ankle injury in last weekend’s 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur.

“He got a knock on his ankle – he looks a doubt for the weekend,” said assistant manager Chris Davies.

Maddison had scored the winning goal for Leicester against Tottenham.