Iheanacho axed from Leicester City squad to face Salah’s Liverpool

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The 23-year-old has failed to make Brendan Rodgers’ team to face the Reds in Saturday’s English top-flight outing
Kelechi Iheanacho has been overlooked from Leicester City's squad to face Liverpool in Saturday’s Premier League clash.

Despite finding target in the Foxes’ 4-0 League Cup triumph at Luton Town, the 23-year-old was an unused substitute against Newcastle United.

Brendan Rodgers’ men face the Reds at Anfield, with no place for the Nigeria international in the 18-man squad.

However, compatriot Wilfred Ndidi has been handed a starter’s role and will hold sway in the middle, while James Maddison returns to the starting XI.

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Since leaving Manchester City in 2017, Iheanacho has struggled for playing time at the King Power Stadium.

Leicester are in third place on the English top-flight log.