The Nigeria international came off the bench to set up Riyad Mahrez for his side’s second goal before netting his first Premier League strike for the Foxes 14 minutes later.
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Since the start of 2018, Riyad Mahrez and Harry Maguire have both been linked with a future move to Manchester City, while it was claimed that Jamie Vardy was interesting both Chelsea and Everton.
Swansea are unbeaten since losing to Tottenham on January 2 and have upset Liverpool and Arsenal in their last two outings
The Foxes signed the forward this month from French side Gazelec Ajaccio
The Nigeria international joined the Foxes for £25 million in the summer from Manchester City but has struggled to establish himself at the club
The Nigeria international has been on the fringes of Claude Puel’s side but was handed a rare start against the low-tier side, and he repaid his manager’s faith by delivering the strikes that saw them win 2-0, thus, progressing to the fourth round of the competition
Musa has made just one appearance for Leicester so far this season and is yet to feature under Claude Puel who has gone out of his way to back Kelechi Iheanacho to make an impact for the Foxes in 2018, seemingly pushing Musa closer to the exit door.
The £16 million signing, who was a record buy in the summer of 2016 from CSKA Moscow, has fallen down the pecking order at the King Power Stadium and Puel admits he has too many forwards in his squad.
A Carabao Cup penalty shootout defeat to Manchester City followed on Tuesday and 24 hours later, United were shocked by Bristol City in the same competition
Ndidi, on his 21st birthday, went down dramatically inside the Palace penalty area and referee Martin Atkinson brandished a second yellow card and City’s hope of a comeback ended, but Puel backed his player.
After a testing start to the campaign, Palace are unbeaten in their last six games under Hodgson – a run which has moved them to within a point of safety
After making a solid start on their return to the Premier League, Rafa Benitez’s team head into Saturday’s game with Leicester having lost five of their last six outings – a run that has seen the club slip to 15th in the table
The Nigeria international has struggled to break into the City side this season after his £25 million move from Manchester City in the summer and Puel admits he faces a lot of competition for a starting spot, especially as currently Puel is operating with just a lone striker.
The visitors’ total of 34 points from 12 games is a new Premier League record, while hosts Leicester suffer their first defeat since the arrival of new boss Claude Puel
The 56-year-old has been out of work since June following his sacking at St Mary’s despite finishing eighth in the Premier League and reaching the EFL Cup final.
Puel replaced Ronald Koeman as head coach of the Saints last summer, and the 55-year-old led the club to an eighth-place finish in the Premier League table last season
Claude Puel’s side, defending a 1-0 lead from the first leg, should have put the tie out of Liverpool’s reach inside the first 45 minutes