Leicester Metropolis should depart with out the participant, James Maddison who has come out with a malignant hip damage that has already seen him miss his final 3 video games, Brendan Rodgers has confirmed.
Maddison, who has scored 11 objectives and offered 10 assists in all competitions this season, has missed Leicester’s final six video games of the 2019-20 season with the same damage that required surgical procedure.
The 24-year-old England man has been changed as a precaution in final month’s 2-1 Premier League win at Aston Villa following the resumption of the issue.
“He is nonetheless on the medical workforce. With James, there is no timeline, hopefully he’ll really feel higher quickly,” Rodgers informed reporters forward of Saturday’s journey to Sixteenth-place Brighton & Hove Albion.
“He is had the reassurance of some scans. It is simply irritable. We hope within the subsequent few weeks they will be higher.”
Leicester, who’re third within the league with 50 factors from 27 video games, have a number of senior gamers together with Wesley Fofana, Ayoze Perez, Jonny Evans and injured Dennis Praet.
Rodgers mentioned a deep workforce of match gamers continues to be a large benefit in pushing for a top-four end.
“However that does not imply it will probably’t be completed. Eleven video games are lots to play and you’ll’t simply give attention to the subsequent one,” provides Rodgers. “It’s not about being within the high 4 and within the first six hours, it’s about the place you’re after the thirty eighth recreation.
“All the time attempt to impress your workforce. Fortunately, now we have an amazing spirit right here … Gamers work very exhausting. Each time somebody talks about accidents, we have a tendency to not.
“The sport may look completely different due to the standard of the gamers who’re out, however we nonetheless need to win the video games.”