Leicester Metropolis’s Northern Irish supervisor Brendan Rodgers awaits kick off within the English Premier League soccer match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leicester Metropolis on the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 14, 2020. Oli SCARFF / AFP
Leicester supervisor Brendan Rodgers is assured Jamie Vardy will finish his present drought and attain a century of Premier League objectives.
The previous England ahead, 33, has scored 97 instances within the top-flight however has failed to seek out the web in 9 matches in all competitions.
Rodgers, whose aspect journey to backside aspect Norwich on Friday, stated he had no worries about Vardy’s current poor for kind.
“It is only a matter of time before he gets back to scoring goals again,” he stated. “He doesn’t look like the nervous type to me.”
Vardy discovered the web in eight successive matches from mid-October by means of to early December however has only one objective in his previous 12 video games.
“Sometimes you get a run like it,” Rodgers stated. “In all probability when he got here again from his (glute) damage (in late January) he was perhaps not fairly up to the mark.
“However I believed in opposition to Manchester Metropolis (in Saturday’s 1-Zero dwelling defeat), you noticed the return of that working energy and velocity.
“I’ve little question he’ll get the objectives and past that. You don’t pressure it, you don’t put the strain on, he is aware of that’s his job. So long as he’s contributing, then I’m advantageous.”
Vardy’s drought has coincided with Leicester’s inconsistent kind since mid-December. They’ve collected simply 15 factors from the previous 36 on provide.
Former Celtic boss Rodgers stated his aspect, third within the Premier League desk, couldn’t afford to depend on Vardy’s objectives.
“You have threats from various parts of the team, and for long periods of this season we had a central threat with Jamie, and other guys were working hard, and they started to contribute, but it’s dried up a little bit,” he stated.
“It’s a crew accountability. The strikers are necessary, however there are different issues.
“Take a look at Roberto Firmino at Liverpool — he’s scored 10, however you have a look at his affect within the crew and what he offers and permits to the opposite gamers.”