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‘Baller’: Leicester fans praise Vicente Iborra’s display v Wolves

Rachid Ghezzal of Leicester City (left) celebrates with team mate Vicente Iborra of Leicester City (right) after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Carabao Cup Second Round match...

Leicester booked their spot in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup by beating Wolves.

Vicente Iborra of Leicester City during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between Leicester City and Fleetwood Town at The King Power Stadium on August 28, 2018 in Leicester, England.

Vicente Iborra was recalled to the side in the Carabao Cup win over Wolverhampton Wanderers - and some Leicester City supporters on Twitter raved about the quality of his performance.

The Foxes progressed in the cup on Tuesday courtesy of a 3-1 win on penalties after the game had ended goalless at Molineux between the Premier League teams.

 

Manager Claude Puel opted to rest a few key first teamers in the cup and Iborra was one of the main beneficiaries of that, as he played a full 90 minutes and even scored his penalty in the shootout.

Iborra is a deep-lying playmaker that helped control the tempo against Wolves for large spells and is a technically gifted ace with plenty of experience.

The 30-year-old central midfielder is yet to start in the Premier League this season for the Foxes, but is a mainstay in their cup XI.

Kelechi Iheanacho holds off Vicente Iborra during the Leicester City training session at Belvoir Drive Training Complex on September 20, 2018 in Leicester, United Kingdom.

He will be hoping he’s done enough to force his way into Puel’s thinking in the league and the 6ft 2in enforcer certainly managed to impress some fans on social media with his latest outing.

Here is some of the Leicester reaction to Iborra’s display against Wolves:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vicente Iborra during the Carabao Cup match between Leicester City and Fleetwood Town at King Power Stadium on August 28, 2018 in Leicester, United Kingdom.

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