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Jamie Vardy will be assessed ahead of Leicester’s second trip to Tottenham in a matter of days.

The Foxes’ 15-goal top scorer missed Sunday’s 2-2 FA Cup draw at White Hart Lane after a minor groin operation.

He has been involved in light training this week and boss Claudio Ranieri hopes to have him available but Jeff Schlupp remains out with a hamstring injury while Matty James is closing in on a return from a knee injury but is unlikely to feature. Demarai Gray could also make his league debut after signing from Birmingham last week.

Provisional squad: Schmeichel, Schwarzer, Simpson, De Laet, Morgan, Huth, Benalouane, Wasilewski, Fuchs, Chilwell, Drinkwater, King, Inler, Kante, Dyer, Mahrez, Albrighton, Gray, Kramaric, Ulloa, Vardy, Okazaki.


Tottenham are hoping midfielders Ryan Mason and Mousa Dembele will be fit for Wednesday’s Barclays Premier League clash with Leicester.

The pair missed the 2-2 FA Cup draw against the Foxes with ankle injuries and could return.

Clinton Njie has been struggling with a knee problem, while Alex Pritchard is nearing fitness after four months out with an ankle problem.

Provisional squad: Lloris, Vorm, Walker, Rose, Trippier, Davies, Alderweireld, Wimmer, Vertonghen, Mason, Dembele, Carter-Vickers, Fazio, Winks, Dier, Alli, Carroll, Bentaleb, Townsend, Eriksen, Onomah, Chadli, Lamela, Son, Kane.

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