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​Puel still adjusting to his Leicester players

Claude Puel has stated that he is still adjusting to the style of different players in the Leicester City squad.

Puel has certainly brought about an improvement in Leicester's performances since his appointment as manager last month but the Frenchman has insisted that he is still adjusting to the players he has at his disposal.

"It's important to communicate, to speak with different players, with my staff, all the people working around me, around the team," said Puel.

"It's just a few weeks I've been here and, for example, I watch all of the international games to look at my players and to know all the squad.

"But not just the squad, the under-23s. I saw three games of the under-23s, some players came to my training sessions. Two or three players came with us for example, they have some ability.

"It's important to have a good relationship with the under-23s, a good possibility for them to see the professionals and perhaps to bring something fresh and quality in this group. Nothing is closed for me.

"All the opportunities can arrive for a professional or for a young player, the academy also. I think it's very important. It was important for me to see the players on loan, in the Championship, or at Nice like Papy Mendy. It's different football.

"It's important to know these players and to see in the future if we need some other players or not. The first important thing is to feel the quality of my squad.

"Of course, I continue to know all my players, all my squad. It's a reflection, it's a view for the future. My door is open, because it's important to receive and discuss with all the players."

Sarad Bade Shrestha
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