Three Leicester players who may be pleased with Shakespeare sacking

Demarai Gray of Leicester City in action during the Premier League match between Leicester City and AFC Bournemouth at The King Power Stadium on May 21, 2017 in Leicester, England.

Demarai Gray is one of several Leicester players who might finally get his chance after Craig Shakespeare’s dismissal.

Craig Shakespeare, manager of Leicester City looks on prior to  the Premier League match between Leicester City and Liverpool at The King Power Stadium on September 23, 2017 in Leicester,...

A handful of Leicester City players will be pleased to see the back of Craig Shakespeare.

Shakespeare was sacked yesterday with the Foxes 18th in the Premier League after only one top-flight win this season.

Here are three players who will be hopeful of fresh starts under the new manager...

Demarai Gray of Leicester City during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Leicester City at Vitality Stadium on September 30, 2017 in Bournemouth, England.

Demarai Gray

Gray has complained about a lack of first-team opportunities at the King Power Stadium and wanted to leave this summer when Bournemouth came in for him, according to The Mirror.

The 21-year-old winger has only started one league game this season but might now get the platform on which to showcase the form he has shown for England Under-21s.

Kelechi Iheanacho

Shakespeare seemed married to the Shinji Okazaki-Jamie Vardy partnership that led Leicester to the title in 2016.

The 21-year-old showed his predatory potential at Manchester City but needs a run in the team.

Kelechi Iheanacho of Leicester City controls the ball under pressure of Lewis Cook of AFC Bournemouth during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Leicester City at Vitality...

Aleksandar Dragovic

Dragovic arrived on loan from Bayer Leverkusen on deadline day, but has played only one Carabao Cup game so far.

The Austrian international has good European pedigree and a foreign appointment might prefer him at centre-back to the rugged style of 33-year-old Wes Morgan.

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