Retain these 2 lynchpins, and Leicester could challenge for Europe this season

Leicester City supporters in the Transfer Tavern are very much looking forward to the 2018/19 Premier League season, what with their side seeking to build upon their solid ninth place finish last time round.

The Foxes made a sluggish start to the new campaign and as such Craig Shakespeare lost his job as manager, to be replaced by former Southampton chief Claude Puel. And the Frenchman led the 2016 league champions away from the bottom three and to the relative safety of mid-table, although his side’s form in 2018, in which they won just five of their 18 Premier League games, was a cause for a concern among some Leicester fans.

Nonetheless, with a full transfer window and pre-season over the summer, many Foxes supporters around the country will be hoping for much better from their side this season, with several hopeful of a possible push for a European place.

And with the likes of Jonny Evans and James Maddison through the door, those expectations are certainly rising, yet it is just as imperative that Puel retains some of the club’s most prized assets during the summer window.

And were the Frenchman to indeed keep these TWO Leicester stars, they could well be challenging for the European spots this season…

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