Albrighton says Leicester were under more pressure last season

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Leicester City are at the top of the Premier League table at the moment.

Leicester City winger Marc Albrighton has told Sky Sports that his team are unfazed by the pressure they are facing in chasing down the Premier League title.

The 26-year-old former Aston Villa man has explained how the pressure on his team this campaign pales in comparison to last season's battle with relegation.

"Last season was totally different, we did feel a lot more pressure last season," he told told Sky Sports. "This season we don't really feel any pressure, I can't see that there's any on us."

It is incredible to think that this time last year, the East-Midlanders were rock bottom of the Premier League, six points adrift of safety.

Albrighton, who has been a key man for the Foxes this year, went on to suggest that whatever happens, his club have massively overachieved this season.

"We're in a position where no one was expecting us to be so no matter where we finish now - and don't get me wrong, if we don't go on now and achieve something it's going to be disappointing - but even the lowest position we could finish if we lost all our remaining games would still be a massive achievement and fantastic for us," said Albrighton. "Of course we're aiming for the top and if we can achieve that then fantastic."

Leicester still have six games to go, and with some tough fixtures left on paper, Albrighton is adamant they are not getting too far ahead of themselves:

"We'll just continue to do everything that has got us here," he added. "I think if we keep doing that we won't go too far wrong. It's got us in a great position and if we continue to do that and take each game as it comes then, as I say, we won't go too far wrong."

Albrighton has featured in every one of Leicester's 32 games in the Premier League this season, chipping in with a goal and six assists.

Claudio Ranieri’s side will return to action next weekend when they take on Sunderland away from home at the Stadium of Light in the Premier League.

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