Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has revealed that Nigeria forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, is well aware of his role at the club this new season, The Punch can report.
Iheanacho scored three goals for the Foxes during their pre-season campaign but he is likely to remain as Jamie Vardy’s backup a position which looks threatened following the arrival of Ayoze Perez from Newcastle United.
Asked on whether the likes of Iheanacho, Andy King and Adrien Silva could be moved on before the window slams shut, the City boss replied Leicester City Mercury.
“I’ve spoken to all the players. Everyone knows exactly where they stand in relation to the team and how they’ll feature.
“Our focus is very much now on the squad for the game next week.
“It’s been a fantastic pre-season. The players have worked ever so hard. I take my hat off to them, we’ve really pushed them to the limit in aspects of their fitness and tactical ideas but over the course of pre- season they’ve got their rewards and we’ve played a very good team and finished off with a very good win.
“It sets us up really perfectly.
“There’s a game behind closed doors which will get some of the other players up to speed, but then next week is going to be really exciting, getting ready for next Sunday.”
Leicester City will face Wolverhampton Wanderers in their season opener on Sunday.