Iheanacho will play with broken hand – Leicester coach, Puel

Leicester City manager, Claude Puel has provided update on Nigerian forward, Kelechi Iheanacho’s broken hand.

Iheancho broke his hand while on international duty with Nigeria.

Puel said the player could be available for the club’s away trip to Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League on Saturday.

The player did not play any part in the Super Eagles’ 2-0 defeat to Serbia in their friendly game on Tuesday in London.

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Puel told his press conference, “Almost all the players are fit.

“Just Iheanacho, who has a broken hand, and (Matty) James. We will see if Iheanacho can play with this injury.

“We will see tomorrow in the training session. He (Iheanacho) fell but it’s not a bad injury. We will see if this injury will prevent him from playing at Brighton or not.

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“It’s not an important injury but it might be strange to play with.”

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