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Premier League Leicester have postponed the visit to Everton because the team has run out


Leicester City’s Premier League match with Everton on Tuesday has been postponed as they have teams missing due to COVID-19 cases, injuries and international players in the Africa Cup of Nations. The Chans League was announced on Sunday.


Many players missed the game due to the resurgence of covid-19.

"The Premier League Board accepted the application to Leicester City because the club does not have the number of players required for the competition. (13 outfield players and 1 goalkeeper)…" the league said in a statement.


This is the postponement of the 19th Premier League match of the season.


Not in Leicester are Jamie Vardy, Jonny Evans, Ricardo Pereira, Wesley Fofana, Gallar Soyuncu, Patson Daka, Timothy. Castana, James Justin and Ryan Bertrand were also injured, while Luke Thomas and Boubakari Soumare were also absent.


Many delays in the game are expected to affect the profits of football clubs.

Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and Daniel Amartey were with their countries in the Africa Cup of Nations, leaving Rodgers on the other team.


Leicester’s match against Everton at Goodison Park originally started on December 19 but was postponed following the outbreak of COVID-19 at their club.


The East Midlands side also have games against Tottenham Hotspur and Norwich City postponed.


Everton also had two games postponed last month - against Newcastle United and Burnley.


Leicester are 10th in the Premier League with 25 points from 18 games, while Everton are 15th from 19.


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