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​Puel coy over long term prospects of Leicester loanee Tielemans

Leicester boss Claude Puel refused to look too far ahead when asked if Belgium international Youri Tielemans loan from Monaco could be made into a permanent move.

The 21 year old has arrived on loan from Monaco in a deal which saw Foxes midfielder Adrien Silva move in the opposite direction.

"I am looking forward to working with him," he said. "He is different to Adrien but can play box to box as well and give better balance in the team to attack. He gives us other options.

"He has a good shot also and he is a clinical player, he can score and assist. He is an intelligent player. It is good for us to have him in the squad."

"He is here for the moment for a loan and the only focus for him and us is to have a good understanding and then see after. We will see how he has adapted at the end of the season, and how Adrien has played at Monaco," said the Leicester boss.

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