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Leicester fans with very interesting comments reacting to Islam Slimani performance for Newcastle v Arsenal

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Islam Slimani arrived at Leicester City in summer 2016.

The Foxes had just won the Premier League and were now preparing for a Champions League campaign.

Almost £90m was spent after lifting the title and a large chunk of that went on the Algerian striker.

Islam Slimani becoming their record buy at £29m.

Interesting then to see what Leicester fans have had to say about the forward after he came on for Newcastle at the weekend and helped them beat Arsenal.

The vast majority of comments below are from Leicester supporters who rate him, the consensus being that he was simply the wrong player to bring in, when Jamie Vardy is undisputed number one.

Without Champions League football and success in domestic cup competitions, it basically means Leicester have a record club signing with no way of getting into the team, as the perception is that he and Vardy can’t play together.

There are references to his injury record and indeed Newcastle fans have been left frustrated in these past three months of not seeing him start a match.

However, at Leicester, there were 62 Premier League matches before Islam Slimani came to Newcastle on loan, and he was only unavailable for 18 of them, starting 15 Premier League matches for Leicester and named on the bench 29 times.

In all competitions Islam Slimani has scored 13 goals in 23 starts (plus another 23 appearances off the bench).

He turns 30 in June and there appears to be an acceptance amongst Leicester fans that if they can get around…



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