Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel is likely to be ruled out of his side’s Premier League match against Manchester United on Saturday due to a muscle injury.
Leicester manger Claudio Ranieri refused to reveal what sort of injury Schmeichel suffered while training on Thursday, but it seems as if the 29-year-old could miss even more time as he has not featured in the reigning Premier League champion’s last two games due to a concussion.
Ron-Robert Zieler has filled in during Schmeichel’s time on the sidelines and the 27-year-old could find himself in the starting line-up for the third consecutive time on Saturday.
"Today he [Schmeichel] made some (of the) training session but he felt a little pain to a muscle so tomorrow (Friday) I will check," Ranieri said. "I don't know now (exactly what the issue is). He said to me 'I feel something' and I said 'OK'.
"I am not a doctor but the concussion is OK. Let me check (on him) tomorrow. If it is nothing serious then he will come and play, if not he will stay at home."
United have lost their last two Premier League matches against Manchester City and Watford respectively, and Ranieri is hoping his side can add to the Red Devils’ woes at Old Trafford this weekend.
"We are fearless. Why are we scared to go there? More than lose, what can we do there? Why? I enjoy, 70,000 people is amazing, fantastic," Ranieri added. "I don't want to go when there is just you and me to play. It is very bad show.
"It is not the first time they (Leicester's squad) play against United. Now they are experienced players. It is normal. When you go in this big stadium you want to show your best."