No new worries for Adkins

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Scunthorpe manager Nigel Adkins has no fresh injury concerns for the visit of Leicester.

Only striker Ben May (ankle) and defender Kenny Milne (knee), who are both long-term casualties, will be unavailable.

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Joe Murphy will return to United's starting line-up after missing out against Watford last week through suspension. Josh Lillis will return to the bench as a result.

Midfielder Grant McCann could return to the side as well after missing out at Vicarage Road, while Michael O'Connor will also hope to be involved.

Scunthorpe go into the clash on the back of a four-game losing sequence, three of which have come away from Glanford Park. The run of results has left them fourth from bottom in the Championship table.M

Captain Matt Oakley returns from suspension to give Leicester boss Nigel Pearson an almost fully-fit squad to choose from for the trip.

The midfielder served a one-match ban as the Foxes climbed up to third in the Championship table with a 1-0 home win over Plymouth courtesy of Andy King's injury-time strike. But it could be King that makes way to accommodate the skipper's return.

On his selection headache, Pearson said: "This kind of selection dilemma is a welcome one. I'd always rather have the full squad to choose from. It presents a different challenge.

"I don't see it as a problem. It is nice to have selection issues, it keeps people guessing."

DJ Campbell has joined Championship rivals Derby on loan. The striker has regularly been on the bench since coming back into the reckoning almost two months ago but has made only three appearances.

Defender Aleksandar Tunchev (knee) and midfielder Stephen Clemence (heel) remain the only absentees with long-term injuries.

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