Leicester Monitor Fofana’s Condition After Recovering from Long Injury


Leicester City coach Brendan Rodger says defender Wesley Fofana can return to defend Leicester City when they face Rennes in the second leg of the last 16 of the Conference League at The Roazhon Park Stadium, Rennes, France, Friday (18/3).

“Wesley Fofana will be in the squad, which is great news, so we’ll have a look at him and see if he can get some minutes. Hopefully Wesley will play a few roles and some of the other players will come back as well,” said Rodgers, quoted from the official website. club, Thursday (17/3).

Rodgers continued to say, the return of Fofana to the Leicester City squad will be carefully monitored by the medical team and sports science from the team who will assess whether the French player can return to his best level.

The Northern Ireland coach went on to say that Fofana had suffered a serious injury and they would try to regulate the player’s expectations.

Regarding the match against Rennes, Rodgers said the French team played well when competing in the French League by beating Lyon with a score of 4-2.

Rodgers said this is something Leicester need to be prepared for to be wary of Rennes who has a good combination of movement and player technique.

“We are fully aware of the strength they have. They will be aware of us. I know we can play better. We know we have to endure difficult moments in this match,” explained Rodgers.

“Obviously they did really well. It will burn our performance to keep a clean sheet when they scored four goals in Lyon. Let’s show that we can be serious challengers. All teams from this point on will be good teams. It’s about showing our game. ,” he continued.

In this match, Leicester only needed a draw to advance to the next round after beating Rennes 2-0 in the first meeting thanks to goals from Marc Albrighton and Kelechi Iheanacho. (OL-8)