“Rodgers stated Villarreal manager Unai Emery had apologised for the challenge “straight away”.”As Jonny Evans is still to recover from the foot injury that forced him out of the FA Cup final win over Chelsea in May, Rodgers states he might now need to sign another central protector.”Rodgers likewise stated Leicester had actually spoken to Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans representatives, and “he is pleased”.
Wesley Fofana signed up with Leicester last summer from Saint-Etienne for a reported ₤ 36.5 mVillarreal forward Fer Nino has apologised for the take on that left Leicester defender Wesley Fofana with a broken leg, stating: “At no time was it my intent to damage him.”Nino challenged French centre-back Fofana throughout a pre-season friendly between the sides on Wednesday.Leicester supervisor Brendan Rodgers called it a “horrendous obstacle”. He said Fofana, 20, needed another scan to identify the length of time he will be out for as the ankle was “so inflamed”.”I am writing to openly apologise, having actually already done so independently with him,” Nino wrote on Instagram.”At no time was it my objective to hurt him, as regrettably happened.”I sincerely hope that he has a speedy healing and can return to the pitch as quickly as possible to continue revealing that he is a footballer of the highest level.”Rodgers said Villarreal supervisor Unai Emery had apologised for the challenge “straight away”.”Hes going to be a substantial loss for us,” stated Rodgers, speaking in the build-up to Saturdays Community Shield against Manchester City.”It was a horrendous obstacle and were undoubtedly devastated for him.”The medical group took care of him and the injury medical professional needed to put his ankle back in place prior to went to health center.”The ankle was so inflamed it was not safe to be taken a look at so he will have another scan, which ought to offer a clear indication of how long he will be out.”As Jonny Evans is still to recuperate from the foot injury that forced him out of the FA Cup final win over Chelsea in May, Rodgers says he may now require to sign another central defender.”It is something we will need to take a look at due to the fact that we are definitely light in the central defensive area,” he said. “We have a small list of players to take a look at. There are people who are identified, so we will see.”I believe Maddison will stayMaddison was signed from Norwich for a concealed cost believed to be about ₤ 20m in 2018The pattern in previous summertimes has actually been for Leicester to sell one of their prominent players.With just over a week before the Foxes open their Premier League project versus Wolves, the sort of transfer that saw Riyad Mahrez, Harry Maguire and Ben Chilwell leave in the past three years has actually stopped working to materialise.There has been speculation around James Maddison, however, with Arsenal revealing interest in the 24-year-old midfielder, who dealt with injury last season and lost out on a location in Gareth Southgates Euro 2020 England squad.Rodgers said: “I believe he will remain. There is plainly chatter and speculation at this time of year however James has actually been working extremely hard in training and is an important member of our team. “Hopefully this year can show the real top gamer that he is.”Rodgers also said Leicester had spoken to Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans representatives, and “he mores than happy”.