Brendan Rodgers talks striker rotation forward of conflict with Brentford

Brendan Rodgers on rotating Leicester’s strikers ahead of Brentford

Rodgers talks striker rotation at Leicester

Leicester Metropolis boss Brendan Rodgers opened the door on the dialogue of striker rotation on the King Energy this season, because the Foxes’ headmaster goals to correctly handle his center-forward line in 2021-22.

Brendan Rodgers on rotating Leicester’s strikers ahead of Brentford

Leicester Metropolis supervisor Brendan Rodgers interviewed after the ultimate whistle through the Premier League match on the London Stadium, London. Image date: Sunday April 11, 2021. (Picture by John Walton/PA Pictures through Getty Pictures)

Rodgers spoke about all three front-line strikers in his remarks, reflecting on the significance of Jamie Vardy in addition to Kelechi Iheanacho and new summer season signing Patson Daka.

In a bid to strike the fitting choice steadiness given Leicester’s European commitments this season within the Europa League, Rodgers made it clear that the trio of forwards all have a task to play underneath him this season.

“We’ve been retaining Jamie recent for PL video games; hoping he turns into extra concerned within the latter phases of UEL. That’s saved him stuffed with power. Kelechi is now a constant performer. Patson was one we wished to present time to.” Observe: quotes courtesy of Ben Dinnery.

Foxes within the field on the King Energy Stadium

Although Leicester sit eleventh within the Premier League desk going into a really difficult away fixture at Brentford within the English capital, Brendan Rodgers is hardly involved whether or not or not his strikers are able to performing.

Jamie Vardy is as influential as ever because the 34-year-old hitman sits joint-top of the objectives scoring chart, stage with Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah with 7-goals.

However with Rodgers admitting that his intention is to maintain the English ahead recent for the home marketing campaign till a hopeful deep run in Europe, Kelechi Iheanacho and Patson Daka have each been requested to step up when known as upon and so they have delivered.

Brendan Rodgers on rotating Leicester’s strikers ahead of Brentford

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 22: Kelechi Iheanacho of Leicester Metropolis kicks the ball previous Rob Holding of Arsenal through the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester Metropolis at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Picture by Shaun Botterill/Getty Pictures)

Iheanacho might solely have two objectives throughout all competitions (1 within the Premier League) however his mixed 5-assists between league play and Europe is high within the squad underneath Rodgers.

Brendan Rodgers on rotating Leicester’s strikers ahead of Brentford

LEICESTER, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 16: Patson Daka of Leicester Metropolis celebrates after scoring a purpose to make it 4-2 through the Premier League match between Leicester Metropolis and Manchester United at The King Energy Stadium on October 16, 2021 in Leicester, England. (Picture by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Pictures)

As for Daka, the Zambian ahead is recent off a 4 purpose night time to earn Leicester all of the factors in opposition to Spartak Moscow in midweek, which got here within the wake of his first Premier League purpose through the Foxes’ 4-2 win in opposition to Manchester United.

There are different points plaguing Rodgers and Leicester on the minute, however their forwards are usually not one in all them.


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Premier League desk

# Group MP D P
1 Chelsea FC 8 13 19
2 Liverpool FC 8 16 18
3 Manchester Metropolis 8 13 17
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 8 3 15
5 Tottenham Hotspur 8 -3 15
6 Manchester United 8 6 14
7 West Ham United 8 5 14
8 Everton FC 8 4 14
9 Brentford FC 8 3 12
10 Wolverhampton Wanderers 8 0 12
11 Leicester Metropolis 8 -1 11
12 Arsenal FC 8 -5 11
13 Aston Villa 8 0 10
14 Crystal Palace 8 -3 8
15 Southampton FC 8 -4 7
16 Watford FC 8 -8 7
17 Leeds United 8 -8 6
18 Burnley FC 8 -8 3
19 Newcastle United 8 -9 3
20 Norwich Metropolis 8 -14 2
Participant Group Objectives
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 7
Vardy, Jamie Leicester Metropolis 7
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 5
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 5
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 4
Aubameyang, Pierre-Emerick Arsenal FC 4
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 4
Firmino, Roberto Liverpool FC 4
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 4
Sarr, Ismaila Watford FC 4
Greenwood, Mason Manchester United 4
Townsend, Andros Everton FC 3
Ings, Danny Aston Villa 3
Benrahma, Mentioned West Ham United 3
Grey, Demarai Everton FC 3
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 3
Lukaku, Romelu Chelsea FC 3
Wilson, Callum Newcastle United 3
Calvert-Lewin, Dominic Everton FC 3
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 3

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