Leicester supervisor Brendan Rodgers says he’s not involved about Jamie Vardy’s objective drought.© AFP
Leicester supervisor Brendan Rodgers says he’s not involved about Jamie Vardy’s objective drought, as he searches for a win to reignite the Foxes’ problem for a Champions League spot. The 33-year-old’s solely objectives of 2020 got here within the closing match earlier than the lockdown – Leicester’s 4-Zero dwelling win in opposition to Aston Villa in March. That double took Vardy to 99 Premier League objectives and, regardless of the barren run, he stays the division’s joint-top scorer this season on 19 alongside Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Leicester have collected simply two factors in three matches because the restart following the coronavirus shutdown.
Asked if he was nervous about Vardy’s lack of objectives, Rodgers advised reporters on Friday: “No, I think Jamie is proven and since I came into here he has been a breath of fresh air.
“His expertise and his goalscoring capacity has been proper up there for the entire interval I’ve been right here. I believe when he will get the alternatives he’ll take them and I believe over the course of those video games he hasn’t had many.”
Rodgers added: “Sometimes these milestones when they’re so shut can take that bit longer to realize, however he’s nonetheless such an actual catalyst for us and a vital participant for us.”
Leicester are nonetheless third within the Premier League however are only a level away from Chelsea and three forward of Manchester United and Wolves.
Rodgers said he never had any reservations about Leicester’s game against Crystal Palace going ahead on Saturday despite lockdown measures being re-imposed on the Midlands city.
“We are in a bubble right here by way of our coaching facility, and clearly the video games, and we get repeatedly examined so nothing actually has modified on that entrance,” he mentioned.
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