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Here's how Leicester can earn pizza and 'maybe a hot dog' this weekend

The in-form Foxes currently lie second in the Premier League table.

Leicester have started the season impressively following Claudio Ranieri's appointment in the summer.
Leicester have started the season impressively following Claudio Ranieri's appointment in the summer.

IN-FORM LEICESTER have been given an unusual incentive ahead of their Premier League encounter with Stoke this weekend.

The Foxes, who currently lie second in the table, have a difficult game at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday.

However, manager Claudio Ranieri has offered to buy the team pizza if they keep a clean sheet — something they have not managed this season so far despite their overall success.

“I want to pay a pizza for a clean sheet. When we get one I pay for pizza and maybe a hot dog,” the Leicester boss told reporters.

On the side’s success, he pointed to their speedy counter-attack as one reason for their overachievement to date: “My team is like the RAF [Royal Air Force]….beep, beep, beep, I love it.

“When you want to build something, it’s about the club. The head of the fish. Everyone works together. That’s the secret.”

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