Date: 19th September 2016 at 4:17pm
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Leicester City are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.

Actually Garth is now down as a ‘Football Analyst’ these days, a posh term for a pundit then!

The performance by Islam Slimani Nacer Chadli in the three nil victory over Burnley at the weekend at the King Power Stadium was enough to earn them a place in the side alongside the other, in the opinion of the former Spurs striker anyway, most impressive performers in the topflight over the latest weekend.

I think we’ll already know ourselves, and not just based on the latest performance, why Crooks, we’ll also not argue with it, selected Slimani as part of his team but explaining his choice he told the BBC.

‘What a way to make your Premier League debut – with two well-taken goals. He was also part of the very impressive 3-0 win over Club Brugge in Leicester City’s first Champions League win in midweek. There is no doubt that Islam Slimani’s presence in the side has taken considerable pressure off Jamie Vardy and it looks like he has become an instant hit at the King Power Stadium. Slimani looked like a wolf hunting amongst the foxes against Burnley.’

It’s always good to see the club represented in this way, and well played to Slimani for his recognition, but the most important thing about the weekend was of course the three points.

Full Team:

Heurelho Gomes (Watford), Seamus Coleman (Everton), Joel Matip (Liverpool), Scott Dann (Crystal Palace), Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Adam Lallana (Liverpool), Nacer Chadli (West Bromwich Albion), Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Islam Slimani (Leicester City).