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It’s the first home game back tonight when we take on Watford and a return to Turf Moor for Nigel Pearson who was in charge of Leicester City on his last visit back in 2015 (pictured).

Pearson handed over media duties to his number two Craig Shakespeare for this game, another former Leicester manager, and he spoke about how we might react following the 5-0 defeat at Manchester City.

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He said: “We know that Sean will re-galvanise them and get them up for the game, so (that defeat at the Etihad) can work both ways, of course. They’ll be well up for the game, knowing what they’re about and what they have been about.

“We have to give them the due respect they deserve, because of where they are in the table. Yes, they’re a few players down, but they’ve still got their first eleven, twelve good players.”

Sean Dyche, a former Watford manager, said: “It will be good to see them. Since the new manager came in, Watford have been fighting and working. I thought they gave a good performance against Leicester, and no doubt they will try do to that against us.

“There was a bit of talk over lockdown whether they thought it should continue, but not it has continued they certainly worked in their performance against Leicester and got a point from digging in and making sure they saw the game through.

“I think there’s only a handful of clubs that don’t have ups and downs. We need to make sure we are on our mettle to deliver in the coming games. Yet again, it’s another tough Premier League game.

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