After another great performance on Sunday, this Leicester City veteran just got a challenge to him issued by manager Brendan Rodgers.
Leicester City’s Brendan Rodgers has been doing a fantastic job since he arrived to take the job as the Foxes’ boss. However, none of the great results would’ve been possible if it wasn’t for what Jamie Vardy has been doing as a seasoned veteran. During this second youth for the striker, he has established himself as one of the best in his position from his country. You might only count him and Harry Kane on a list of the best centre-forwards.
After last Sunday’s match against Brighton & Hove Albion, Vardy got a score another goal. He currently ranks fourth at the goal-scoring table with 10 goals. As of right now, Jamie competes against the likes of Mohamed Salah, Son-Heung Min, Harry Kane, and Dominic Calvert-Lewin. But for Brendan Rodgers, this season could be another spectacular one for his veteran striker.
Rodgers makes at wild Vardy comparison.
The Foxes’ manager is so happy with his striker that he refuses to give up on him despite his veteran status. In fact, he just made a comparison nobody was expecting: “Jamie Vardy is a wonderful player,” Rodgers said via The Independent. “He reminds me of Luis Suarez, how he gives the team such a lift – such a catalyst. “He doesn’t need many touches. He trains every day. He looks after his body. He’s super professional.”
“Over the next few years I expect him to go on and finish with a really high number. He’s scored again and you can see in the game his running and speed and the timing of his movement is fantastic,” added Rodgers on Sky Sports. “I think when I first came here the thing was can he get to 100 goals. He got to 100 and now it is a case of just continuing with that mentality and score as many as he can. I think there’s plenty more goals in him.”