Brendan Rodgers Jamie Vardy has not ruled out playing a role in the crash of Leicester City against Arsenal this weekend, but will see how Striker rates over the next 48 hours. The striker’s 3-0 win over Zorya Luhansk missed Thursday night due to a calf problem while watching the Europa League win from the stands in the King of energy.
Vardy now faces a race against time in a bid to be fit to face the Gunners with the injury interrupted what has been a great start to the season. But speaking of BT Sport after the game, Rodgers says he will monitor progress closely.
“Let’s see how in the next couple of days and I hope it will be available for the weekend,” he said.
“But we’ll see in the next 48 hours.
“It is important for all players back not only Jamie. We have a number of players, important players who are out.
“But at the front end of the pitch, of course, offers a threat with his speed, movement and clinical way it is.”
The absence of Vardy certainly was not an obstacle against Zorya like foxes got their European campaign off to a perfect start with an impressive performance.
James Maddison tapped half of the first half, before a shameless end of Harvey Barnes put the foxes 2-0 before the break. Leicester looked a threat going forward and Kelechi Iheanacho left to complete the victory after the break.Rodgers and he praised his players to adapt to a tactical shift in the second half.