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Fresh blow for SeAn

THERE are fresh concerns over the future of Ireland international Seán St Ledger as Leicester City have admitted they have no idea how long the defender will be out of action.

St Ledger has played just twice for his club this season and he has not played at all since he suffered a hamstring injury while on duty for Ireland in Poland last November.

The 29-year-old then picked up a knee injury and despite trips to a specialist clinic in Germany, St Ledger is still no closer to fitness.

"I am not going to put any timescale on Seán because at the moment we don't really know how long he is going to be out," said Foxes manager Nigel Pearson.

"It is frustrating for the lad because he has had a difficult year coming through some frustrating setbacks for him.

"He has a knee problem that we have been unable to resolve so far.

"He originally had a groin injury but he has unfortunately picked up a knee injury as well," he added. The injuries have ruined what should have been a successful season at club level for St Ledger as Leicester look well-placed to win promotion to the Premier League and his lack of game time this term is a concern as he is out of contract with Leicester at the end of this season.