There have been a number of changes to the Arsenal squad in the transfer window. With new signing Ihenacho likely to be on the bench after picking up a knock, and Islam Slimaninot fully fit, Vardy and Okazaki will be vying to show their manager why they should spearhead Leicester's campaign this season.
Leicester also suffered a disappointing campaign previous year as they were easily dethroned as champions, but Craig Shakespeare managed to halt their downward slide. "We don't want to be a selling club, we want to be a buying club and try to build a team here".
Arsenal will be without some familiar faces for the opener.
Arsenal is set to receive an £80 million (about $104 million) bid from Paris Saint-Germain for Alexis Sanchez, according to reports.
Ozil is a doubt against Leicester, however, along with Aaron Ramsey, Per Mertesacker and Shkodran Mustafi, while Laurent Koscielny is suspended.
Vicente Iborra, the Spanish midfielder who swapped Sevilla's Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium for the King Power, has been ruled out of the visit to North London with a groin problem and could be out of action for a fortnight. Defensive stalwart Robert Huth is absent despite returning to training.
Key Stat:Arsenal have won their last seven home games against Leicester in all competitions.
"We had an opportunity to equalise, Marcus (Rashford) had a good chance and didn't score, unluckily for us, but this is football".
Arsenal plays Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium. Leicester are going to cause teams trouble this season, but they are up against it here.
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Nonetheless, football specialist, management specialist or not, we're inclined to disagree with Wenger on this one. "With Lacazette it is simple", Wenger said ahead of Friday's Premier League opener against Leicester City .
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Now Lampard has given his views on the move completed by his former Chelsea team-mate, as he spoke exclusively to Yahoo Sport. They've gone down a certain route with strength in their team and they are potential winners.
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Goal difference is the difference between how many goals a team has scored, and how many goals have been scored against them. They have the opportunity to momentarily help us forget about their failed transfer dealings this summer.