Injured Leicester City pair Ritchie De Laet and David Nugent set to play
Championship leaders Leicester City are assessing the fitness of several players ahead of the visit of Crystal Palace tomorrow.
Defender Ritchie De Laet was substituted during Tuesday night's victory against Brighton with a chest injury, while striker David Nugent has a problem with his Achilles heel.
Assistant manager Craig Shakespeare said there were several players carrying knocks.
Although City will be keen not to make changes to a side that has picked up 19 out of 21 points during a seven-game unbeaten run, Shakespeare said they could not afford to call on players who are not 100 per cent fit because of their high-octane approach.
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"Ritchie came off with a chest injury and we weren't sure whether it was a kick or an elbow, or whatever," he said.
"It has settled down a lot and he took part in a light training session yesterday. We will review it today when we have seen how it goes, but we are expecting him to be fit.
"There are a few bumps and bruises, some from kicks and some from strains. We will have a roll-call and assess it but, this morning, anyone who is in with a chance we will expect to train. We are expecting everyone to be fit.
"It is there for everyone to see this season that we talk about pressing from the front, and everyone is encouraged to buy into that team ethic. We won't want anyone who is unable to do that.
"It will be a test for most Championship clubs now. There comes a point where the games come thick and fast after the international breaks and squads will be tested.
"We have been quite lucky with injuries and we have a settled team, but the squad will be tested to the full.
"You want the competition for places and there are players who haven't played much who, all of sudden, will get their chance – and they have to be ready."
City go into tomorrow's game looking to preserve their 100 per cent record at the King Power, and Shakespeare said the challenge was to continue that run.
"It is looking good but it is that magic word, 'consistency'," he said.
"We are playing well at the moment and the results have come, but it wasn't that long ago where the performances were good but we weren't getting the results.
"This league is a challenge and we have to be ready for each game."