How depleted Man City could look against Leicester as they try to stop Liverpool

first_img 4 Pep Guardiola knows his side must beat Leicester on Saturday to stand a chance of retaining the title Predicted XIs Getty Images – Getty Manchester City are in danger of being cut adrift in the Premier League title race Google 4 Getty Images – Getty At the start of the season, few would have expected this fixture to be a potential title decider. However, Brendan Rodgers’ side are serious contenders.With Jamie Vardy leading the line and Caglar Soyuncu proving to be a more than able deputy in the place of Harry Maguire, the Foxes have found the perfect balance between substance and style.Conversely, the champions are flattering to deceive at this moment in time and are in serious danger of being cut adrift from the title race.With Liverpool in Club World Cup action, Pep Guardiola is all too aware his side must win here in order to cut back on the 14-point deficit.center_img Here’s how the two sides could line p at the Etihad on Saturday 4 Premier League champions Manchester City welcome Leicester City to the Etihad on Saturday evening.The game, which starts at 5.30pm, will be available for fans to listen to for free as part of talkSPORT’s GameDay coverage. Sane has not played for City since the Community Shield in August buildineup.com Team NewsDespite their riches in terms of finance and squad depth, City are currently crippled by injuries at this current moment.Leroy Sane, Aymeric Laporte, Sergio Aguero, David Silva and John Stones are all missing for the champions.But Rodgers has virtually a whole squad to pick from, with only Matty James unavailable for the clash at the Etihad.However, the former Liverpool boss may well choose to rest players after their Carabao Cup exertions against Everton on Wednesday night. 4last_img read more