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Craig Shakespeare wants Islam Slimani and Demarai Gray to stay

Leicester have reportedly signalled their interest in Northern Ireland manager

Leicester City head coach Craig Shakespeare believes that the duo of Islam Slimani and Demarai Gray will be staying put at the King Power Stadium this summer.

“It was important to give the fringe players, or those who haven’t played, some game time and when you do that you hope they’ll respond in the right way,” said the manager.

“I thought the team responded really well. They’re part of the squad and they carry on. We’ll need everyone as we go along because it’s a tough old season in the Premier League and whether it’s a loss of form, a change of tactics or injuries, you have all that to contend with.”