Rodgers Delivers Pre-Brentford Fitness Update

Leicester City might have Çağlar Söyüncü again for Sunday’s conflict with Brentford, confirmed Brendan Rodgers, who additionally supplied an replace on a variety of his gamers’ health situations.- Leicester City host Brentford within the Premier League on Sunday (2pm kick-off)- Çağlar Söyüncü (sickness) might function for the Foxes at King Power Stadium, says Brendan Rodgers- Patson Daka (sickness) could miss the conflict with the Bees on Filbert Way- Rodgers additionally supplied updates on Wilfred Ndidi (knee) and Marc Albrighton (groin)- Jonny Evans (hamstring), Timothy Castagne (thigh) and Jamie Vardy (knee) are recovering nicely
Speaking on Friday at LCFC Training Ground, lower than 24 hours after City teed up a quarter-final tie towards PSV Eindhoven within the UEFA Europa Conference League by beating Rennes over two legs, Rodgers turned his attentions to the subsequent check for his aspect.
Brentford go to King Power Stadium on Sunday (2pm kick-off). Söyüncü missed Thursday’s tie in France attributable to gentle sickness, as did Patson Daka, however the latter could require longer to get well. There was additionally optimistic information regarding Jonny Evans, Timothy Castagne and Jamie Vardy.
Evans (hamstring), Castagne (thigh) and Vardy (knee) are all working onerous of their rehabilitation from their respective points. 
“Çağlar Söyüncü ought to be again,” Rodgers stated. “Him and Patson Daka didn’t really feel nicely so that they couldn’t journey. Çağs is significantly better. There’s query marks for Patson. Jonny Evans is near being part of the squad, which might be nice for us. He’s labored actually, actually onerous as nicely.

Hopefully Jamie ought to be again coaching with us inside the subsequent week or so, in order that’s nice information. He will not be too distant after the worldwide break.

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“Timothy Castagne ought to be again into it [soon]. Hopefully Jamie ought to be again coaching with us inside the subsequent week or so, in order that’s nice information. He will not be too distant after the worldwide break.”
Wilfred Ndidi and Marc Albrighton, alternatively, have been withdrawn in Rennes on Thursday. At full-time, the Foxes supervisor stated Ndidi’s difficulty was a knee criticism, whereas Albrighton’s was a groin difficulty. They’ll each be assessed by the Club’s medical and sports activities science groups over the approaching days.
“Ricardo Pereira and Ademola Lookman have been guys who put themselves on the market final night time regardless that they weren’t 100 per cent, they weren’t feeling nicely,” the Northern Irishman continued.
“Both these gamers got here into the sport and gave their all for the workforce so they need to nonetheless be out there. Wilfred Ndidi, we simply should assess him. He could have picked up an harm which can maintain him out for just a few weeks, which is a disgrace. Marc Albrighton needed to come off.
“We have a extremely good squad after they’re out there and that’s been the frustration this yr. They haven’t at all times been out there, however we’ll get some again, one or two may be out, however we’ll should see what the scans present up later.”

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Fofana’s Goal Ultimately Enough For City In Rennes
Wesley Fofana’s first aim for the Club, in his return from harm, helps Leicester City to an mixture victory over Rennes.

Wesley Fofana, in the meantime, made his long-awaited return after a fractured fibula harm sustained final August – scoring his first-ever aim for Leicester at Roazhon Park. After making that important contribution, alongside a sometimes spectacular efficiency, Rodgers known as for endurance as he builds full match health.
“He’s been out for such a very long time, it’s at all times tempting with a participant of that high quality and that mentality,” the 49-year-old defined. “He’s an elite younger participant who’s going to develop right into a top-class participant. It’s at all times tempting to need to put him in. We simply should watch out with him.
“He’s a unbelievable expertise. The restoration time shouldn’t be so lengthy in between [games], so we simply should gauge it over the subsequent day or so. It’s simply nice to have him again on the sphere.
“You can see his affect, you see his mentality, that aggressive edge… you’ll be able to at all times draw a line to the highest gamers between their expertise and the way aggressive they’re. I see that day by day when he trains after which he takes that onto the pitch. You see his dedication to stand up for the header and to attain.
“We’re delighted to have him again however we’ve simply bought to evaluate him each day now.”
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