On-loan Irons winger Matt Jarvis – who had netted twice in three appearances – returns to contention having been ineligible against his parent club last weekend, when Robbie Brady staked his claim for a starting berth with the opening goal in what was an entertaining 2-2 draw at Upton Park.
Striker Gary Hooper (ankle) remains sidelined while midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu also continues his recovery from a fractured metatarsal.
Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri says he will retire when he loses his hunger.
Speaking to lcfc.com ahead of the game in his press conference, Ranieri had already talked about injuries and Jamie Vardy and Nathan Dyer, so here he talked a little bit more about the match itself.
Neil admitted that the Foxes themselves have been deadly in front of goal but hopes his side can keep the back door shut as they bid to pick up three points on home soil – Norwich, Chelsea and Bournemouth all to win is an enhanced multiple of 8/1 with Titanbet. “We have our fans too, though”. We’re comfortable at this level.
“He has done well, has come in and picked up a lot of points early, which is always good“, Neil said to Norwich City TV.
“At the beginning I offered the players a pizza because I want to stimulate my players because, since I’ve been here, only once, in a friendly match, have we maintained a clean sheet”. It will be a good, tough match because the spirit will be high.
It’s Norwich’s first season back in the Premier League.
The Canaries have suffered just one defeat in their last 10 league games against Leicester (W6 D3). Now he is young and full of passion. Their last game was a 2-2 tie versus contending squad West Ham United at the Boleyn Ground last Saturday.
Hoolahan now has five Premier League assists – more than any other player in Europe’s top five leagues.