Craig Burley gives his verdict on Leicester

Craig Burley backs Leicester City to make the Premier League top four despite their defeat to Liverpool on Boxing Day.

Former Chelsea and Celtic midfielder Craig Burley has stated on social networking site Twitter that Leicester City can finish in the top four of the Premier League this season.

Burley, who now works as an ESPN pundit, made the comments following the Foxes’ defeat to Liverpool on Boxing Day.

Leicester went down 1-0 to the Reds away from home at Anfield in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon, with Christian Benteke’s goal in the 63rd minute proving to be the difference between the two sides.

Leicester are at the top of the Premier League table at the moment with 38 points from 18 matches,

Claudio Ranieri’s side are two points clear of second-placed Arsenal and three ahead of Manchester City, who are currently third in the standings.

The Foxes will be looking to bounce back from the defeat to Liverpool when they take on City at the King Power Stadium in the Premier League on Tuesday evening.

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