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Chelsea line-up v Leicester: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry (c), Azpilicueta; Matic, Fabregas; Schurrle, Oscar, Hazard; D Costa. #CFC

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#lcfc: Schmeichel, De Laet, Morgan ©, Moore, Konchesky, Mahrez, King, Hammond, Schlupp, Ulloa, Nugent #CheLei

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Leicester to attack Chelsea - Pearson

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has vowed not to 'park the bus' against Chelsea on Saturday as he relishes testing his side against Jose Mourinho's title favourites.

Chelsea at Stamford Bridge speaks for itself. Their record there is very good but we have to think of this as something of a bonus.

Not many people give us much hope but we have a strong resolve. If we can be an awkward customer I'll be happy. But we have some good footballers.

We may be need a bit of time for our players to dictate the tempo a bit better. There are a lot of counter-attacking sides in the Premier League.

I don't want us to just soak pressure. We need to give each other enough options to maximise our offensive players. We have some threats.

– Nigel Pearson

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Pearson: Foxes can flourish

Leicester boss Nigel Pearson is convinced his promoted team can more than hold its own in the Barclays Premier League.

I believe we have a squad which is capable of making the transition.

We are not going to dominate like we did last season - that goes without saying - but there is an air of confidence among the players that they believe they have the ability to perform. I fully agree.

I have been asked if staying up is just enough, and that has to be the bottom line.I think, more importantly, the players have a belief and the staff have a belief in the players that they are capable.

A top-10 finish would be huge, but we have to make sure our first goal is to establish ourselves in the Premier League.

– Nigel Pearson speaking to Leicester Mercury

Nugent signs Foxes deal

David Nugent was a key figure last season. Credit: PA

Leicester striker David Nugent has signed a new two-year deal at the King Power Stadium, the Barclays Premier League outfit have announced.

The 29-year-old, who has one senior England cap, notched 20 goals in the Sky Bet Championship for the Foxes last season to help the club claim the title.

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