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Leicester boss Puel: Mahrez, Vardy up for Chelsea Cup clash

Leicester City boss Claude Puel is convinced his stars will be up for today's FA Cup clash with Chelsea.

Riyad Mahrez has scored two superb goals in as many matches, as well as providing a fine assist for Jamie Vardy's goal-of-the-season contender against West Bromwich Albion.

"Yes I think they have a good motivation about this game and about the end of the season, of course," said Puel. "It was complicated in the first part of the season to believe we have the opportunity to play for something at the end. Riyad and all the players, the chairman also, deserve something.

"But the most important thing is to keep the focus for the next game because it is a decisive game. We will see at the end if we can continue this journey or not.

"We must keep a good emotion and balance between our desire and the quality we need to put on the pitch. For this we need to be clear and clever about our football."

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