London — Leicester City manager Claude Puel believes his side will be inspired by facing the Premier League’s top teams as they begin a tough run of fixtures. First up for the Foxes is a trip to league leaders Liverpool on Wednesday, with in-form Manchester United visiting the King Power Stadium on Sunday before Leicester travel to London for a match against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on February 10. But French manager Puel is buoyed by the way Leicester beat both Chelsea and champions Manchester City during the Christmas holiday period, having drawn with Pep Guardiola’s men in the League Cup earlier in December before losing in a penalty shoot-out. “The three next games is a fantastic challenge,” said Puel of the task now awaiting Leicester. “We have shown we can perform against good teams, we have won games also against good teams. I hope we can continue in this way.” Puel said the better the opponent, the better his side performs. “My players prefer to play against good teams l...

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