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Ricardo Pereira could reportedly return for Leicester on Thursday

Leicester vs Zorya Luhansk

Leicester face a trip to Zorya Luhansk on Thursday evening.

The Foxes head into the tie knowing that a victory will all but ensure they top their Europa League group.

With two games to play, Leicester are sitting top of Group G, three points above 2nd-place Braga with a staggering plus-eight goal difference.

And Luhansk, on paper at least, should prove a fairly easy side to beat for Brendan Rodgers and co.

Luhansk are currently sat bottom of Group G with just three points amassed from their opening four group games.

Leicester also beat them pretty comfortably in the reverse fixture back in October.

Ricardo Pereira could reportedly return for Leicester on Thursday

LEICESTER, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 01: Brendan Rodgers, Manager of Leicester City reacts after the Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton FC at The King Power Stadium on December 01, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Pereira to return?

Ahead of the tie, Leicester look set to be handed a big boost on the personnel front.

Ricardo Pereira has been out of action since March 9th after suffering a serious knee injury in a 4-0 victory over Aston Villa.

The Portuguese was in fine form pre-injury and his absence clearly impacted Leicester.

However, the Telegraph are now reporting that the right-back is in contention to feature vs Luhansk on Thursday evening.

In even more positive news for the Midlands-based outfit, it is added that Caglar Soyuncu and Wilfred Ndidi, both of whom suffered injuries recently, are also set to join the travelling squad for the clash with Luhansk:

Huge news for #lcfc. Ricardo Pereira could make his first appearance since March 9 in Thursday’s Europa League game against Zorya Luhansk. Wilfred Ndidi & Caglar Soyuncu also set to return from injuries https://t.co/YxciabXvSL

— John Percy (@JPercyTelegraph) November 28, 2020

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