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How can Leicester City win the Premier League Title at Manchester United - and will the Trophy be Presented?

Simple, really. A win at Manchester United on Sunday would hand Leicester their first ever league title and cap one of the most remarkable stories English football has ever produced. They would then be 10 points ahead of nearest rivals Tottenham with Spurs having just three games to play.


Even if they do not win, Claudio Ranieri and his players could soon be celebrating.

A draw at United would mean that Tottenham would have to win their game in hand at Chelsea on Monday; anything less than that, and Leicester would win the title on Monday night.

If they lose at United, they will still win the title on Monday night if Spurs are beaten at Chelsea. If Mauricio Pochettino’s side draw or win, then the title race would go on to the following weekend.

Will the trophy be presented at Old Trafford if Leicester win?

No. The newly-crowned champions will have to wait until the final game of the season - at Chelsea - to be handed their silverware, so Blues fans can rest easy in the knowledge that the trophy will be back at Stamford Bridge, albeit in Wes Morgan’s hands rather than John Terry’s.

What TV channel is match on?

Sky Sports 1 HD. The fact that the TV bosses have decided to put this game on first might seem strange, but they have made allowances for the potential fall-out of a Leicester title win by moving back the start time of the second match of the day - Southampton v Manchester City - to 4.30pm.

What is the team news?

Manchester United: Adnan Januzaj (hamstring), Bastian Schweinsteiger (knee), Will Keane (groin/pelvis) and Luke Shaw (leg) are all missing for Louis van Gaal’s side.

Leicester: Jamie Vardy serves the second match of his two-game suspension, having missed last weekend’s 4-0 win over Swansea. Otherwise, Leicester are at full strength.

Jamie Vardy is banned for the game at Manchester United.

What are they saying?

“We have a team. I asked from the beginning of the season we have to play as 11. I don’t know if other teams play 11, but for us it’s very important to play as 11. Together we help each other with a big heart and we showed this.” Claudio Ranieri.

"It’s going to be a great game. They’re fighting to win the title; we’re going for the top four. We’re hoping to get what we want from the game." Antonio Valencia.

Leicester players celebrate after beating Swansea last week.

Jason Burt’s verdict.

Victory will win Leicester the Premier League title so there cannot be a greater incentive for them. But avoiding defeat, and sowing a seed of doubt, is even more important while United still harbour hopes of a top four finish and will not want to see them completely disappear and the title won by an opponent in their stadium.

Remaining fixtures for Leicester City.

SUNDAY 1 MAY: Man Utd vs Leicester, 13:30
SATURDAY 7 MAY: Leicester vs Everton, 15:00
SUNDAY 15 MAY: Chelsea vs Leicester, 15:00

From zeros to heroes in eight years.

By Robert Muriisa, Sky sports.

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