Kelechi Iheanacho should be taking the place of the injured Jamie Vardy as Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers has hinted, reports searchsport.org
Jamie Vardy will be out for some weeks after sustaining an injury. He is set to undergo hernia operation.
The holding Premier League’s Golden Boot winner has amazing 120 goals for Leicester City and will still score more.
City’s coach has stated that in the absence of Vardy,Kelechi Iheanacho and Ayoze Perez could replace the Golden Boot winner till he returns.
He admitted Vardy will surely be missed. He further stated “When you don’t have one of the top strikers in the League, it’s always going to be disappointing. It’s not overly concerning. It’s our best chance of getting him back. Ayoze Perez is a natural striker.
Rodgers further stated that “He doesn’t threaten the backline as quickly as Vardy, but he is a great finisher. I have got Kels who can offer a threat too”.
Leicester City will be facing Brentford in the FA Cup on Sunday.