The Villans have won three games from three so far, including an incredible 7-2 victory over Liverpool last time out, while Leicester’s winning streak came to an end two weeks ago.
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The Nigerian sustained the injury during the second half of the Foxes’ 4-2 win over Burnley, but still completed the match.
Both sides go into the match off the back of big wins last weekend, when Leicester thumped Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium and West Ham shocked Wolverhampton Wanderers.
This became evident after the former England international got the 2020/2021 season up and running with a double in his side’s 3-0 win at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday
The German guided the Reds to their first Premier League title in an historic season for the Merseyside club. It ended a 30-year wait for a top-flight title.
Ndidi has been a key man for Brendan Rodgers’ side and his form has sparked speculation over his future.
The win gives Howe a chance of staying up at the end of the season while Leicester’s place in the top four is under threat when Manchester United play Southampton on Monday night
The Foxes still sit third in the Premier League table but are winless in four games, while Palace go into the contest on the back of successive defeats.
Third-placed Leicester have picked up just two points from their last three Premier League games and crashed out of the FA Cup last week after a 1-0 defeat by Chelsea in the quarter-finals.
Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has said localised lockdown measures could be introduced in Leicester after 658 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the first half of this month.
Just one point separates the two sides in the top flight heading into this quarter-final showdown, but their FA Cup pedigree could hardly be more different with Chelsea boasting eight titles and Leicester none.
Venues must not be more than 90 minutes away and players will need to travel in their own cars and arrive in full kit, according to Sky Sports.
The English top-flight, which has been suspended since March 13 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will resume on June 17 with all matches to be played behind closed doors
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy is stepping up his recovery from a calf injury, but Wednesday’s FA Cup fifth round meeting with Birmingham City will come too early for him.
The Nigeria international missed the Foxes’ previous three games against Wigan Athletic, West Ham United and Aston Villa after struggling to overcome a knee injury he suffered in January
The striker was substituted at half-time during Saturday’s defeat to Manchester City after a collision with visiting goalkeeper Ederson, who caught Iheanacho on the chin and throat with his fists
Former Nigeria boss Sunday Oliseh is surprised Wildred Ndidi is not playing at a higher level than Leicester City.
Leicester City make the trip to Brentford in the FA Cup fourth round looking to very their quest of winning the two domestic cup competitions this season.
Wilfred Ndidi has been hailed as “a machine” by Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers who claims the midfielder’s astonishing recovery from knee surgery is due to “genetics”.
The Nigeria international midfielder has missed City’s last two fixtures against Aston Villa and Southampton, and will again sit out this weekend’s trip to Burnley