Leicester defender Fofana injured in pre-season friendly

Fofana was a key member of Brendan Rodgers’ side in his debut campaign last season.

The 20-year-old French defender was tackled from behind by Villarreal forward Nino and received lengthy treatment at the King Power Stadium before being carried off. (File Photo).   -  Getty Images

Leicester defender Wesley Fofana was carried off on a stretcher with a leg injury during the club's preseason friendly against Spanish team Villarreal on Wednesday.

The 20-year-old French defender was tackled from behind by Villarreal forward Nino and received lengthy treatment at the King Power Stadium before being carried off. Fofana was a key member of Brendan Rodgers’ side in his debut campaign last season.

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Leicester faces Manchester City in the Community Shield on Saturday, with the new Premier League season starting the following weekend.

Leicester won the match 3-2 with goals from Caglar Soyuncu, Harvey Barnes and Ayoze Perez.

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