Leicester City manager Claude Puel has confirmed that both he and his wife are safe following the devastating helicopter crash which occurred outside the King Power Stadium on Saturday night.
Following the Foxes’ 1-1 draw with West Ham United, the helicopter belonging to club owner
Puel added: “I think very strongly about the victims and their families, and I wanted to reassure everyone who cares about me, I’m terribly sad but I’m fine.”
Following the incident, Leicester Women cancelled their upcoming match with Manchester United Women, whilst The Daily Mail also reported that members of the men’s team have been informed that they do not need to attend the scheduled light training session on Sunday.
The club are also set to seek permission from the Football League to cancel their upcoming Carabao Cup tie with Southampton, which is set to take place on Tuesday. The Saints will also need to approve the cancellation of the match, and there is currently no confirmation from either party that the match will be rearranged.
Srivaddhanaprabha, who has been in charge of the club since 2010, regularly left the stadium via helicopter following his side’s matches.