Leicester City vs Man City preview: Jack Grealish poised for debut in Community Shield at Wembley

Team news, stats, kick-off and how to follow ahead of Leicester City vs Manchester City in the 2021 Community Shield at Wembley on Saturday.

Team news

Leicester will be without centre-back Wesley Fofana for the Community Shield clash after he fractured his fibula in Wednesday’s pre-season fixture against Villarreal.

Jonny Evans, James Justin, and Timothy Castagne are also expected to miss the trip to Wembley, though they are expected to be fit for the start of Leicester’s Premier League campaign next weekend.


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Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers confirmed that defender Wesley Fofana suffered a fractured fibula during the second half of Wednesday’s pre-season friendly against Europa League winners Villarreal

Jack Grealish could be handed his Manchester City debut at Wembley after completing his £100m British record move to the Etihad.

Playmaker Kevin De Bruyne will miss the game with an ankle problem, and it is unclear when he will return.

Pep Guardiola has also suggested Phil Foden is likely to miss the match and the start of the Premier League season with the foot injury that ruled him out of the Euro 2020 final with England.

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Pete Stevenson says Manchester City’s Community Shield match against Leicester could be the perfect opportunity to give Jack Grealish his debut

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● Leicester have won just two of their 20 meetings with Man City outside of league competition (D7 L11), winning 3-0 in January 1920 and 4-3 in February 1968 (both FA Cup).


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Published Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 23:20:00 BST

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