Nigel Pearson: Leicester City manager released from hospital

Nigel Pearson

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson has been released from hospital and hopes to be in charge for Tuesday's Championship game against Yeovil.

The 50-year-old complained of sickness before watching the leaders draw 1-1 at Blackburn Rovers on Saturday and was admitted to hospital after the game.

In a statement on Monday morning,external-link the club said Pearson sought medical advice as a "precautionary measure".

He was discharged on Monday afternoon following final tests.

Assistant manager Craig Shakespeare carried out Saturday's post-match media duties following the draw at Ewood Park, which extended Leicester's unbeaten run to 17 league matches.

Shakespeare told BBC Radio Leicester on Monday morning that Pearson felt unwell during the game.

"Our thoughts are with him," Shakespeare added. "Hopefully he will be at the game on Tuesday.

"He is very keen but I don't want to jump ahead of myself. As soon as we get the test results hopefully it put everyone's minds at rest."

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