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Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers claims Jamie Vardy might stroll into any staff within the Premier League after notching double in West Brom victory

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers claims Jamie Vardy could walk into any team in the Premier League after notching double in West Brom victory

Jamie Vardy might nonetheless stroll into any staff within the Premier League, in line with Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers.

The evergreen striker, who turns 34 in January, started the defence of his Golden Boot in the absolute best style with a brace in a 3-Zero win at newly-promoted West Brom on Sunday.

Jamie Vardy loves taking part in on the Hawthorns, scoring in his final 5 outings there
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Vardy’s two penalties and Timothy Castagne’s debut purpose noticed the Foxes stroll to victory at The Hawthorns.

The previous England worldwide scored 23 instances final season to win the Premier League’s Golden Boot and his two objectives took him to 105 top-flight objectives, one above former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba within the all-time scoring charts.

He turns 34 in January, however Rodgers is aware of Vardy stays the most effective.

“There are various high strikers at this degree however any staff would need somebody like him in there,” Rodgers mentioned.

Rodgers believes he has probably the most fearful strikers within the English high flight at his disposal
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“He’s tremendous cool, scientific and has nonetheless bought tempo and operating potential. In that state of affairs to place us two up he confirmed nice composure.

“It’s an amazing begin for him to attain two objectives and excellent for the staff.

“It’s not a giant shock with high-quality gamers, it doesn’t matter what they’ve achieved, doesn’t matter how a lot they earn, they wish to be the most effective they are often.

“He trains and works intensely and he’s a pure goalscorer – he’s nonetheless fast, I think he could have one other nice season.”

Sam Johnstone denied Harvey Barnes and Vardy whereas Matheus Pereira noticed a low effort saved by Kasper Schmeichel within the first half.

However a low-key sport sparked into life after 56 minutes as Leicester grabbed the opener to take management.

Castagne headed in a shock debut purpose, having joined from Atalanta in the summertime, when he beat Kieran Gibbs to Dennis Praet’s cross.

Rodgers added: “He defended nicely, attacked and it was nice to get a purpose. He’s a participant I’ve identified for plenty of years, he’ll run all day and appears to get within the field. I’m delighted for him and it was a extremely good debut.”