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Claude Puel backs James Maddison to learn from red card as Leicester gear up for Watford clash

Leicester boss Claude Puel insists James Maddison has learned his lesson following his diving dismissal.

The midfielder will return for Saturday's visit of Watford after being sent off against Brighton last week.

He picked up a second booking for simulation in the 1-1 draw - and was banned for Tuesday's Carabao Cup penalty shoot-out win over Southampton.

James Maddison (R) has learned his lesson from his red card, believes Claude Puel
The Foxes boss spoke to the media ahead of the visit of Watford on Saturday afternoon

Maddison apologised on social media and Puel believes the 22-year-old understands what he did wrong.

He said: 'Of course it will be a good lesson for him and his team-mates.