Leicester City midfielder Andy King discusses role of the club's fans

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Leicester midfielder Andy King says the fans have been a huge help to the club this season.

Leicester City midfielder Andy King has told the club's official website that he and his teammates acknowledge the huge support the fans have given the club this season.

The Foxes sit top of the Premier League, seven points clear with three games to go, requiring just one win to clinch the title. 

King featured in the 4-0 win over Swansea City at the weekend, and called on the fanbase to continue to push them on. 

He said: “It’s been phenomenal and I can’t speak highly enough of them. It means a lot to the boys and we’re going to need them now to hopefully push us over the line.

“We’ve got three massive games left – three cup finals is what the manager keeps saying to us – and the fans are going to be vitally important in that.

“It’s one game at a time – everyone keeps saying it. We’ve got a tough game at Manchester United, who are going for a top four position, which is obviously massive for them.

“We’re confident of putting in a good performance. That will stand us in good stead and we’re looking forward to it.”

It may seem obvious to urge the fans to support the team with their all, but at this stage of the season with everything to play for, it would be easy for nervousness to take over.

This happened to Tottenham on Monday night when the team froze during the final 15 minutes after conceding an equaliser to West Brom, and trepidation was felt around the stadium.

In a commanding position in the title race, Leicester now need to make one of their final three matches count, travelling to Manchester United this weekend.

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