This Sunday, Newcastle travel to the King Power Stadium to face off against a Leicester City side who are buoyant after their impressive 2-1 win against Tottenham last week.

Newcastle will have to keep rumours of another potential takeover story out of their minds, as they face a difficult test against the Foxes.

The Magpies will be looking for a victory here to lift them out of the 17th position they are currently in. A dull 0-0 stalemate against Brighton last week for Newcastle did not do much to inspire Newcastle’s fans, but a win here will definitely reignite the Magpies’ campaign.

Leicester have enjoyed a very strong start to the season, sitting in third place after six games. After Maddison’s comments last week of Leicester now being considered a ‘big’ team, a win here would keep that claim true and may put pressure on the top four, as it is fair to say that the Foxes have looked better than Tottenham, Manchester United and Arsenal so far this season.

Still, Newcastle are notorious for being difficult to break down and tricky to play against, so Leicester will have to be willing to be patient if they want pick up all three points here.

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