Maloney on the move

Leicester City are leading Burnley in the race to sign Wigan Athletic and Scotland midfielder Shaun Maloney for a fee in the region of £1.5 million.

Wigan boss Malky Mackay confirmed that there is “serious interest” in the former Celtic and Aston Villa playmaker with Nigel Pearson hoping to add goals to his team with Leicester City heading into the new year in the relegation zone.

Leicester City are 13/8 to stay in the Premier League.