Leicester City v Arsenal - JG Preview

Alexis celebrates against Leicester

The Gunners travel to Leicester on Saturday for their first away game of the new Premier League season.

You can find out more about their opponents below:


Leicester City Full name: Leicester City Football Club
Manager: Claudio Ranieri
Club colours: Blue shirts, blue shorts and blue socks
Nickname:The Foxes


Three facts about Leicester:

  • Two of Leicester's three Premier League defeats during the 2015/16 season were against Arsenal, including their only home defeat
  • Arsenal have never lost an away Premier League game to Leicester, drawing two and winning 5-2 last season
  • Leicester are currently on a 19-game winless run against Arsenal in the Premier League (D6, L13)


Riyad Mahrez Leicester CityStar man: Riyad Mahrez


Riyad Mahrez crowned an impressive campaign last season by lifting the Premier League trophy and winning the PFA Player of the Year award.
The Leicester City playmaker is the heartbeat of the team and will be crucial in pulling the strings for Claudio Ranieri’s side.