Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers on Friday disregarded issues over his star striker Jamie Vardy’s kind heading into the closing six games of the season.
Jamie Vardy with supervisor Brendan Rodgers. (Reuters Photo)
- Third-placed Leicester have picked up simply two factors from their last three Premier League games
- We’re nonetheless in a superb place and I wouldn’t swap it for some other: Brendan Rodgers
- Vardy has been a breath of contemporary air ever since I joined the membership: Brendan Rodgers
Leicester City are having fun with a profitable marketing campaign and shouldn’t be judged on their string of poor outcomes since the season’s resumption after the COVID-19 break, supervisor Brendan Rodgers stated on Friday.
Third-placed Leicester have picked up simply two factors from their last three Premier League games and crashed out of the FA Cup last week after a 1-Zero defeat by Chelsea in the quarter-finals.
“We accept collectively we’re in an adverse moment. We haven’t gotten the results we want and the main challenge is to come through that,” Rodgers advised reporters forward of Saturday’s go to from 12th-placed Crystal Palace.
“There’s got to be a sense of perspective. Don’t judge the side based on the last four games but over the course of the whole season. We’re still in a brilliant position. I wouldn’t swap it for any other.”
Jamie Vardy, the league’s joint-top scorer with 19 targets, has failed to seek out the again of the internet since the Premier League’s restart but Rodgers disregarded issues over the striker’s kind heading into the closing six games of the season.
“I’m not worried about Vardy. He’s been a breath of fresh air ever since I joined the club. His talent and goal-scoring abilities are right up there with the best,” Rodgers, 47, added.
“His form mirrors where the team is at. When he gets opportunities he will take them. We’ve spoken about ways to get him more chances.”
A spike in the metropolis’s COVID-19 circumstances prompted police to institute a neighborhood lockdown on Monday but Rodgers says his facet don’t have any issues overtaking the subject.
“Nothing has changed. It’s worth pointing out that the city’s been doing everything they can to adhere to local health guidelines and they deserve credit,” he added.
The Leicester boss confirmed playmaker James Maddison continues to be battling a hip damage and will miss Saturday’s conflict.