The importance of HGP and academy graduates in Leicester development the only way to be unique in future

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Looking back we all know how Leicester over the past decades have managed to survive as a club and based most of their first team solidity on home grown talent and good academy work.

Leicester do have a scouting system for young players down to early age covering from Cambridge in south to Sheffield in north and trying to get players of good talent in as young as possible.

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Newcastle and Aston Villa are favorites to win transfer battles were Leicester looks far from the table

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Reports linking Lucas Digne and Todd Cantwell with Leicester is as cold as we have described the rumour. From the source to count, Fabrizio Romano, you have no indication that Leicester are in the race at all.

Chelsea are also said to be out of the Digne race with Aston Villa being the favorite to land a move for the player and with Cantwell no one doubts the hottest candidate to be are Newcastle.

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Leicester linked defender and a forward to watch on fire for Forest vs. Arsenal in sensational FA Cup 3rd round win

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Nottingham Forest is again hot topic as they defeated Arsenal yesterday in the FA Cup 3rd round. Mikel Arteta never figured out how to stop Djed Spence on the right flank pushing forward and really making a grand impact.

The former Fulham academy graduate is currently on loan from Middlesbrough and a simple reason for that is the number of good players Boro have in his position and the system they are playing with the style of Forest probably suited better for Spence who can sprint forward with a three man back line.

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Transfer dilemmas to consider as Leicester prepare last half of the season a heavy logistic challenge involving the HGP rule

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With injuries and sickness heavily disturbing the balance of the squad a number of massive decission dilemmas most be considered as Leicester take on their January transfer window approach.

We did address that up to four players could be signed to get the squad better balanced and at the same time be looking long term.

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Will Leicester be in line to sign hot property in EFL, moves looks likely to happen in the January transfer window

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Brendan Rodgers needs to bolster his squad from January and onwards as players do struggle to get fit and with a few also going to the AFCON you will see new faces arrive at the club.

We have addressed a few in our list of players that could be targets, but surely there are races for those men that might be lost and the list most grow as targets are approached.

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Transfer dilemma for Leicester following Liverpool and Arsenal to exclude certain players from their target list going forward

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Brendan Rodgers need to be careful in his recruitment going forward as certain players will be leaving in the middle of the season looking at the current AFCON tournament with interest. Leicester could be withouth Wilfred Nididi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Ademola Lookman, Papy Mendy and Daniel Amartey. Patson Daka is still at the camp with his nation Zambia not involved, but could of course be in the future.

If you look further at the squad you also other players from African nations in the academy squad and out on loan so with that in mind it would probably be difficult to add more players to the squads at the club as you go forward.

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