Graeme Le Saux says Ranieri has got Leicester City's approach wrong

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Graeme Le Saux says Leicester City are being too cautious.

Former England international Graeme Le Saux says he can see a noticeable change in Leicester City since the turn of the year.

The Foxes have stumbled in the last few weeks, winning only one of their last five Premier League games. 

Graeme Le Saux, speaking exclusively to 888poker.com, has given his view on where it has gone wrong a little, believing they are not playing as freely as they were late in 2015.

He said: "I’ve seen a change in them recently from being a care-free flamboyant team that plays to its strengths to being a bit more conservative and holding back a bit. I think that he (Ranieri) is thinking about it a bit too much now.

"I look at them and think ‘please, please don’t stop doing what you were doing before Christmas’. They blew teams away and even if they went behind they just carried on being explosive.”

“He will definitely be talking to them about keeping their feet on the ground. What he’s done there is get a feel-good factor and he’s a very friendly, smiley, positive manager. The team have done brilliantly from the first kick of the season so when it works it tends to look after itself. It just needs ticking along.”

Le Saux played under Ranieri at Chelsea and knows all about his qualities as a manager, and surely wants nothing more than for Leicester to succeed in upsetting the big boys.

They won away at Tottenham last week in the Premier League, but have drawn winnable games against Aston Villa and Bournemouth, which have prevented them from sitting at the top of the table outright, with Arsenal also stumbling.

The Gunners are level on points with Leicester City but presently have a better goal difference of plus three.

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