Leicester's Marc Albrighton fires warning to Southampton

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Leicester City are set to welcome Southampton to the King Power Stadium this weekend.

Leicester City winger Marc Albrighton has told the Leicester Mercury that Southampton will not enjoy visiting the King Power Stadium at the weekend.

Leicester have won five of their last six games and the momentum they have gained has seen confidence grow. 

It means that the atmosphere that awaits Southampton when they visit the Foxes' home ground is likely to be a hostile one and Albrighton doesn't believe it is something which Ronald Koeman's side will relish. 

"We start quickly and we seem to catch teams off-guard. It gives us a foothold in the game," he said.

"Southampton have proved they are a great footballing side and they have done very well this season, so it is going to be a difficult game for us.

"But if we play anything like we have done, and start like we have done, then they are not going to enjoy coming here."

If Leicester can keep up their current standards then they pose Southampton a challenge, as the South Coast club have struggled of late.

The Saints have not managed to keep up their early season form and their attacking threat seems to have diminished recently.

That doesn't mean to say that they cannot trouble Leicester, though, as if Koeman can get his side back to their best they are one of the most dangerous teams in the Premier League

Southampton are still competing for a Europa League spot, meaning that they will travel to the King Power desperate for the three points, but with Leicester so determined to ensure their safety they face a tough test. 

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