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Here’s how we predict Wolverhampton Wanderers’ starting lineup to look against Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday.

Wolverhampton Wanderers are back in Premier League action on Saturday afternoon as they head away to relegation battlers Leicester City. Julen Lopetegui’s men are full of confidence after two successive victories and they can all but confirm their Premier League safety with another three points at the King Power Stadium.

The Foxes, on the other hand, are in a dire situation with losses in all of their previous four outings. Despite having a squad packed with talent, Leicester have found themselves with just 25 points from 31 matches. Caretaker manager Dean Smith has a huge challenge on his hands to keep them up.

Getting a strong result against Wolves is a necessity for this weekend’s hosts, which could make it tough for Wanderers. The morale of each camp is certainly contrasting, though, with Lopetegui’s team in great form and playing well to match their results. The travelling support will be expecting another good showing.

Diego Costa scored his first goal for the club last time out but he went off in the second half with a knock and is a doubt as a result. Key man Ruben Neves is back from suspension, however, providing a boost. With all that in mind, here is the starting XI we think Wolves will go with at Leicester.

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