By 90Min
October 31, 2017

Leicester striker Islam Slimani is reportedly considering a January move away from the King Power Stadium if his current situation doesn't change - the Algerian still struggling to adapt since his move to Leicester in the summer of 2016.

The weekend saw Slimani fail to feature once again for the Foxes, as his teammates ran out to a 2-0 victory over Everton in Claude Puel's first match in charge of the club.


Despite making the switch to the West Midlands for £28m over a year ago, the 29-year-old has failed to make an impression under any of his managers since his arrival. And now, according to reports in France (via Club Call), the striker will look to move away from the club in January should his lack of game time continue.

It appears that he has fallen right down the pecking order. with Jamie Vardy, Kelechi Iheanacho and Shinji Okazaki all seemingly ahead of him in the side, there seems little chance of Slimani receiving a shot to impress his new boss.

It all stems from his failure to adapt to Leicester's game under Claudio Ranieri. Not able to get used to the direct approach that the Italian installed within his team - compared to the likes of Vardy who thrive off it - Slimani was doomed from the off.

However, his escape route may be simple. According to reports, both Watford and Crystal Palace are interested in the former Sporting CP striker, as well as his former Algeria manager Christian Gourcuff - who is now in charge of French outfit Rennes.

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