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The Athletic's Rob Tanner is joined by club legend Matt Elliott to bring you a weekly podcast dedicated to Leicester City FC. Subscribe for expert insight, breaking news and big-name guests.

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The Athletic's Rob Tanner is joined by club legend Matt Elliott to bring you a weekly podcast dedicated to Leicester City FC. Subscribe for expert insight, breaking news and big-name guests.

    Perez In The 'Firmino Role', Justin For England & Albrighton 'The Soldier'

    Perez In The 'Firmino Role', Justin For England & Albrighton 'The Soldier'

    The Athletic's Rob Tanner & former Leicester captain Matt Elliott, reflect on the FA Cup win over Stoke, as Ayoze Perez reminded Foxes fans of his versatility and has James Justin got a higher ceiling than Ben Chilwell?
    Plus, Rob has more on Brendan Rodgers' January transfer plans, involving the likes of Hamza Choudhury, Islam Slimani and Demarai Gray. And Matt explains why you should never write Marc Albrighton off.
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    • 33 min
    Evans Best Partner & Leicester's Transfer Window Advantage

    Evans Best Partner & Leicester's Transfer Window Advantage

    The Athletic's Rob Tanner & former Leicester captain Matt Elliott, reflect on an impressive run of results over the festive period and whether Leicester should actually be top of the league right now?... 
    Plus, Rob explains the impact of Leicester's shiny new training ground on their transfer business and has news on the latest outgoings at the King Power. 
    The pair also discuss Jonny Evans' new deal, who best to partner him in the heart of the Leicester defence and why the FA Cup is still important to Brendan Rodgers. 
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    • 37 min
    Soyuncu's Mystery Injury & Slavia Prague In The Europa League

    Soyuncu's Mystery Injury & Slavia Prague In The Europa League

    The Athletic's Rob Tanner & former Leicester captain Matt Elliott, reflect on a comfortable win over Brighton, in a week where Rodger's Foxes showed the depth of their attacking talent... 
    Why all the mystery around Caglar Soyuncu's latest setback, should Brendan Rodgers splash the cash on another centre-half in January or is there a short-term solution already in the squad?
    Plus more on James Justin's rise and rise and our Europa League (Round of 32) opponents, Slavia Prague.
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    • 29 min
    Maddison's Numbers, A Zorya 'Disasterclass' + Why Can't Leicester Defend Set-Pieces Anymore?

    Maddison's Numbers, A Zorya 'Disasterclass' + Why Can't Leicester Defend Set-Pieces Anymore?

    The Athletic's Rob Tanner & former Leicester captain Matt Elliott, discuss rushing players back from injury as Ricardo Pereira and Caglar Soyuncu break down again in Europe... 
    They also discuss Ayoze Perez coming in from the cold, Maddison's surprisingly low assist tally, why Leicester struggle to defend set-pieces and as rival academies continue to close - Why Leicester's continues to thrive. 
    Plus, Rob reveals the details of a fascinating interview with former CEO Barrie Pierpoint.
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    • 40 min
    Shot-Shy At Home & Timely Injury Returns

    Shot-Shy At Home & Timely Injury Returns

    The Athletic's Rob Tanner & former Leicester captain Matt Elliott, reflect on a worrying pattern of home defeats and propose some tactical solutions of their own... 
    Do we need a different system to combat teams who visit the King Power, how timely are the expected returns of N'Didi, Pereira and Soyuncu from injury and just how good was former Foxes striker Gary Lineker? 
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    • 26 min
    Lessons From Liverpool, Pereira's Return + Wasilewski Eating Glass!

    Lessons From Liverpool, Pereira's Return + Wasilewski Eating Glass!

    The Athletic's Rob Tanner & former captain Matt Elliott, reflect on the lessons learned from Liverpool last weekend... Can The Foxes bounce back against Braga? 
    Plus, Rob updates us on Ricardo Pereira's recovery from injury and the guys pay homage to cult hero, and Premier League title-winner, Marcin Wasilewski! 
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    • 26 min

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