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Maddison, Barnes, Justin: Leicester City’s all injuries and potential return dates ahead of Sheffield

Maddison, Barnes, Justin: Leicester City's all injuries and potential return dates ahead of Sheffield

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Leicester City picked up a 2-1 win over Brighton last weekend despite having plenty of injuries.

The Foxes are set to play Sheffield United this Sunday, and ahead of the clash, here are the eight injuries and the potential return dates.

Jonny Evans: Calf injury

Evans had been playing with calf pain for a few weeks and it finally proved too difficult to cope with two weeks ago, when he was forced off against Arsenal.

He missed the Burnley draw and the win over Brighton, however, manager Brendan Rodgers has said that the medical staff are confident he will be fit for this weekend.

Ayoze Perez: Knee injury

After six games out since his substitution in the win over Liverpool, Perez could also make his comeback on Sunday. He is due to resume full training this week, and so could be included in the matchday squad to against the Blades.

Dennis Praet: Hamstring injury

Praet was set to return to the training pitch earlier than expected, after being out for two months. However, after such a long absence, it is likely that he will be eased back in, and so won’t be available for selection this weekend.

James Maddison: Hip injury

Unfortunately, there is no set timescale for Maddison’s return from a recurrence of the hip problem he suffered last summer. He does not need a surgery, but he does need the pain to subside. Rodgers has said his number 10 will be monitored “over these next few weeks”.

Cengiz Under: Knock injury

Under missed the Foxes’ win on the south coast, with Rodgers saying after the match that he had picked up an unspecified knock in training, one that would keep him out for a few weeks. He’s not expected to return until after the international break.

Wes Morgan: Back injury

The injury that has hampered the skipper for a few years has kept him out for over a month now, with a return to training expected for mid-March.

Harvey Barnes: Knee injury

Barnes was set to undergo an operation last week after a “part of the patella separated in the knee”. He was diagnosed with a six-week lay-off after the injury, which leads up to the home game against his former loan club West Brom on April 17.

James Justin: Knee injury

Justin has undergone surgery on an ACL injury. His recovery will take long, and he is not expected to be close to a return until November.

Source- LeicestershireLive

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