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Don't Underestimate Stoke City - Puel

Don't Underestimate Stoke City - Puel

Leicester City manager has warned the team that Stoke City's position in the Premier League table is not an indication of their talent's so we cannot underestimate their battling abilities this weekend.

Speaking to as he met with the media to preview the early kick off at the King Power Stadium this weekend, Puel explained that we shouldn't read anything into their 19th place position in the table.

'I think it will be a tough game against this team because, for me, we will not play against a team in 19th position. They play well with good football on the floor - quality, good pressing and fighting spirit. In their last games, against Brighton, it was a draw.'

Puel went on to say.

'It was a loss against Bournemouth but, for example, they deserved other things because they we leading until the last minute of the game. It was good against Manchester United also. For this moment, this team is not a team playing like they are playing for relegation. We need to be careful against this team because it is a good potential. With Xherdan Shaqiri and Joe Allen, they can make the difference. We need to be careful because they play well - good football and a good fighting spirit. They deserved other things.'

Turning his attentions to ourselves, Puel praised Jamie Vardy's recent run of form and he backed him to continue in that vain.

'He`s in good form and has a good attitude, of course; he can score, because around him he has good team-mates who can give him good assists and good possibilities. It`s a good work for all the team. Of course, Jamie is an important, valuable player for the team, like all the other players.'


'I`m happy because he`s clinical and, for a striker, it`s the most important thing. He can also play with his team-mates with a good combination and a good understanding with them. I think also he has made good progress in the collective play. This is interesting, he has started well and he continues to make progress which is good.'

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Date:Friday February 23 2018
Time: 4:20PM

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