Wilfred Ndidi will make his comeback in Wednesday’s FA Cup fifth-round tie against Brighton after overcoming his minor hamstring tear.
The midfielder has missed Leicester City’s last three games, including Sunday’s goalless stalemate with Wolves, after suffering a hamstring injury in last month’s draw at Everton.
Ndidi was considered for selection at Molineux, but despite his importance to the team, it was deemed he should wait until midweek.
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“Wilf will be back for Wednesday,” manager Brendan Rodgers said in his post-match press conference.
“We were thinking about this game but we just felt we didn’t want to risk him. He’s had a couple of really good days of training and he should be fit and ready for Wednesday.”