Leicester has the potential to interrupt the domain of ‘Big Six’ at the Premier League, says Foxes Manager Brendan Rodgers. The northern Irish side is third at the table after surpassing Newcastle 2-1 on Sunday. He became the only club from outside the ‘big six’ to win the title of the league since 1995: they are a point behind Liverpool leaders, who visit Southampton later on Monday, and the second placed in Manchester United.
In comparison, Liverpool celebrated a 27-point advantage over the team in the 10th place after 16 games last season, just like Manchester City at a similar stage in the 2017-18.Rodgers campaign says that, while Leicester can be Unable to compete financially with the larger clubs, they can make their presence sit in the field.
“We want to be a team that, year after year, can get European football,” Rodgers said.
“Our work is, can we interrupt the hierarchy? We could not financially, we do not have the finances to go and get that £ 70 million ($ 96 million), £ 80m, a player of £ 90m, but we can on a football path. “
Rodgers said that his initial goal is to qualify for European football below.
A loss of form at the end of last season cost Leicester a place of the Champions League, but they are in the Nocaut stage of the Europe League after surpassing their group.
“My ambition is to get to Europe again and for us to progress,” Rodgers said.
“What is good is that our best players are recovering their physical condition and that is exciting for us in the second part of the season.”
The midfielder of England, James Maddison, is one of the players who have returned from an injury and we had an immediate impact, scoring in Newcastle.maddison and International Belgian, the goal of his city of Tiemania helped the foxes to his seventh victory far away From the house this campaign, the most at the Premier League. .
“We are playing with intensity and a bit of Swagger. Newcastle felt the full force of a first class team of the table of the table,” said Maddison.