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Team news: Tigers versus Chiefs

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Leicester Tigers welcome back five senior players from international duty for Saturday's home game against Exeter Chiefs in Round 18 of the Aviva Premiership season.Dan Cole, Geoff Parling, Ben Youngs and Tom Youngs return after playing in England’s 55-35 victory over France at Twickenham last Saturday, and hooker Leonardo Ghiraldini returns after captaining Italy in his 75th Test cap last weekend.   Saturday’s fixture will be the 50th meeting between the two clubs, with Tigers recording 33 wins to the visitors’ 12 so far and four draws.   On a day of milestones, flanker Julian Salvi makes his 100th starting appearance for Tigers, while Geoff Parling plays his 150th Premiership game and Freddie Burns reaches 100 in the top flight.   A small number of tickets for Saturday’s game remain available from the Tigers ticket office. Call in at Welford Road, phone 0116 319 8888 (option 2) or click here to book online. This fixture is not scheduled for any live TV coverage, so the only place to see all of the action is at Welford Road.   Leicester Tigers (vs Exeter Chiefs, Welford Road, Saturday 3pm) 15 Mathew Tait           14 Adam Thompstone 13 Matt Smith 12 Seremaia Bai         11 Miles Benjamin 10 Freddie Burns        9 Ben Youngs (c) 1 Marcos Ayerza        2 Tom Youngs 3 Dan Cole      4 Sebastian de Chaves 5 Geoff Parling           6 Jamie Gibson 7 Julian Salvi 8 Jordan Crane             Replacements 16 Leonardo Ghiraldini            17 Logovi’i Mulipola    18 Fraser Balmain 19 Jack Whetton 20 Laurence Pearce 21 Sam Harrison 22 Tommy Bell 23 Vereniki Goneva      Exeter Chiefs: 15 Phil Dollman, 14 Ian Whitten, 13 Jack Nowell, 12 Sam Hill, 11 Matt Jess, 10 Henry Slade, 9 Will Chudley; 1 Carl Rimmer, 2 Jack Yeandle, 3 Tomas Francis, 4 Mitch Lees, 5 Damian Welch, 6 Dave Ewers, 7 Dean Mumm (c), 8 Thomas Waldrom Replacements: 16 Elvis Taione, 17 Ben Moon, 18 Alex Brown, 19 Ben White, 20 Kai Horstmann, 21 Dave Lewis, 22 Gareth Steenson, 23 Tom James