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14:20  04 march  2019
14:20  04 march  2019 Source:   readsport.co

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Rodgers talks Vardy, burglary, Morelos and more Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers spoke to the media ahead of his first home match as Foxes boss on Saturday when Fulham visit the King Power Stadium. Rodgers’ first game in charge ended in frustrating fashion as his side conceded a goal in added time to lose 2-1 at Watford last Sunday. The defeat all but ended Leicester’s Europa League hopes as it now leaves them still in 11th place, eight points off Wolves and Watford. During the week news emerged that the former Celtic manager’s house in Glasgow had been broken into and robbed while his wife and daughter were present.

Rodgers has come out and allayed fears of a long - term injury , by claiming that he should be fine in the coming days. Leicester conceded in stoppage time to lose 2-1 to Watford in Rodgers ’ first game, but Vardy had levelled the scores with a fine finish from Youri Tielemans’ through ball.

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Rodgers allays fears of long-term Vardy injury © Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Sport Watford FC v Leicester City - Premier League

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has claimed that Jamie Vardy should be okay following his injury against Watford at the weekend.

Vardy was taken off in the second-half after he went down off the ball near the half-way line, with medical staff treating him on the pitch.

Rodgers has come out and allayed fears of a long-term injury, by claiming that he should be fine in the coming days.

Leicester conceded in stoppage time to lose 2-1 to Watford in Rodgers’ first game, but Vardy had levelled the scores with a fine finish from Youri Tielemans’ through ball.

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Rodgers allays fears of long-term Vardy injury © Julian Finney/Getty Images Sport Julian Finney/Getty Images Sport

Speaking to The Leicester Mercury, Rodgers said this:

“It was unfortunate he had to come off.”

“He just felt the affects of the collision in the first half but we hope he will be alright in the next couple of days.”

Vardy has 10 goals and three assists in the Premier League this season, after netting 20 in the league last term for the Foxes.

The former England international will now be hoping he is fit to face Fulham at The King Power next Saturday.

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