Former foxes all around, updates on several, including Slimani, Mahrez and Zieler

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The season has started all around Europe and a lot of former foxes have of course been in action, we have taken a look around.

N’Gole Kantè is in blistering form with Chelsea, but his teammate Danny Drinkwater has not been involved at all so far. Kantè with 3 league appearances and a goal, Drinkwater was rumoured to be on his way out, but nothing has happened.

Andrej Kramaric was not in the Hoffenheim squad playing Bayern Munich in the first Bundesliga game of the season, he will probably soon be back.

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Patrick Van Aanholt and Jeffrey Schlupp are both playing regularly for Crystal Palace and been in the team for all games so fra in the Premier League. Schlupp has also scored a goal in the away win v. Fulham.

Birmingham City based defender Michael Morrison has been in great form for The Blues and played in all five fixtures so far.

Riyad Mahrez who left Leicester City for record fee in the summer has so far been in action in all games for his Manchester City, but was left on the bench in the latest 6-1 win at home to Huddersfield Town.

On the opposite side you found Ben Hamer, who has had a difficult start to his life with The Terriers, letting in 9 goals in his first two starts. In the 0-0 draw against Cardiff City he had to leave the field after 13 minutes.

Former foxes at Cardiff City Lee Peltier and Sol Bamba have both been in action in the Premier League, Peltier with one appearance and Bamba in the team in all three so far.

George Thomas, currently on loan at Scunthorpe, has played in all four league games so far, but yet to score. Scunthorpe are currently 18 with 5 points in their first four games.

Bolton Wanderers have a couple of former foxes, newly signed Jack Hobbs, not been involved so far, and goalkeeper Ben Alnwick, who is a steady first choice and played in all five games so far.

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Stuttgart started their Bundesliga season last weekend, with Ron-Robert Zieler in goal, but they had to see Mainz winning 1-0. Not a great start for Islam Slimani and his Fenerbahce who have lost their two first games. Both games ending in a 0-1 defeat, and no goals so far for Islam Slimani.

Former fox Tom Lawrence has so far scored three goals in five for Frank Lampard and his Derby County, currently in the play-off zone. David Nugent has one in four and newly signed Martyn Waghorn has not yet scored but played two games so far.

Burnley has struggled a bit in the season opening, and despite being involved in all Premier League games, Chris Wood is without a goal so far. Former loanee Ben Mee has also appeared in all three Premier League games.

Nick Powell, who spent a time on loan at Leicester City in 2014-15, has so far contributed well for Wigan in the season opening, helping his team with a great wins against Stoke (3-0) and Sheffield Wednesday, scoring in the 3-2 win.

Richard Stearman is in full action with his Sheffield United and so far played in three of the first Championship fixtures. Goalkeeper Conrad Logan has been a bit in and out of the Mansfield Town team, played three fixtures so far.

For a list of all former foxes and their clubs, look here

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