Robbie Savage might regret his pre-season prediction about Leicester

Leicester City have made a brilliant start to the 2015-16 Premier League campaign and currently sit in fifth place in the table.

Leicester City look set to prove Robbie Savage's pre-season prediction about how their 2015-16 campaign would finish wrong.

Savage told the Daily Mirror that the Foxes would be in for a relegation scrap, and he suggested that they would finish in 17th place in the Premier League table.

The former Welsh international midfielder, who represented Leicester during his playing days, suggested that the losses of midfielder Esteban Cambiasso and manager Nigel Pearson would be difficult for the side to cope with, and he also expressed doubts over Claudio Ranieri's appointment. 

"The jury is out on Claudio Ranieri," Savage said before the season started. "The charming ‘Tinkerman’ hasn’t pulled up any trees lately, and he will struggle to live down being the Greece manager who lost to the Faroe Islands.

"Leicester will miss Esteban Cambiasso – and they will miss Nigel Pearson. Close shave with relegation ahead?"

Leicester have actually already shown that they should easily have enough to avoid any relegation fight this season.

Ranieri has built on what Pearson created at the King Power Stadium towards the back end of last term, and they look a very strong team.

The Foxes have been scintillating going forward, and they already scored 17 goals this term, with Manchester City the only team in the entire division to have a better total.

This attacking class has guided Leicester into fifth position in the table, and although much can happen between now and May, their start should ensure that relegation isn't a concern. 

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