Leicester Manager, Claude Puel may face sack after a crisis meeting with board chiefs


Claude Puel

Leicester Manager, Claude Puel may face sack after crisis meeting with chiefs. The French coach was hauled in for a showdown talks following Foxes’ dismal 1-0 defeat at Crystal Palace.

Claude Puel is clinging to his job after showdown talks with Leicester chiefs.

Foxes fans were unhappy star midfielder James Maddison was substituted during last Saturday’s match.

While hitman Jamie Vardy was rested as they were beaten on penalties by Manchester City in the Carabao Cup quarter-final on Tuesday night.

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Puel has been ordered to improve results quickly or face the chop.

The Foxes travel to Chelsea today before meeting Manchester City at home again, in a tough Christmas period.

After a promising start to the season, the ex-Southampton boss is struggling to put together a solid run of victories.

Puel did a decent job last season, but Leicester are making huge demands on him following a poor run of form.

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Leicester are 12th in the table, but they have only won two out of their last eight games in all competitions, one of which came against Saints — on penalties — in the Carabao Cup.

While Vardy, last season’s top scorer with 20, has only five goals this term.


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