‘Welcome to England,’ Vardy said following a hard entrance into Leicester training with Wesley Fofana.
Wesley Fofana, a defender for Leicester City, has stated that Jamie Vardy greeted him with a TWO-FOOTED slide challenge when he first arrived at the club.
In his first training session with Brendan Rodgers’ side, Vardy charged in on then-newcomer Fofana.
The teenager is now sidelined with a fractured leg sustained during preseason, but it appears that he could have been injured much sooner.
“My first training session in Leicester,” he joked on a Twitter area sponsored by ActuFoot. Vardy enters on two feet and drags me away.
“He rises and exclaims, ‘Welcome to England.’ “These guys are insane,” I thought to myself. Vardy is known for his jovial demeanor and is frequently spotted enraging opposing fans.
And for £31.5 million signing Fofana, the 34-year-old decided there was no time for niceties.
He also admitted that training sessions in England are more severe than those on the other side of the channel, saying: “In France, in training, we are more focused on player management and avoiding injury.”
“Now that I’ve arrived in England, it’s all about conservation.” It’s insane how intense it is. “Contact, contact, contact…” says the narrator. After PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino pronounced Ligue 1 to be “more aggressive” than the Premier League, he made his comments about the physicality of the game in England.
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“The player who says the most on the pitch?” Fofana said, referring to Vardy. Vardy. He converses with everyone, including his opponent, the referee, and the crowd.
“He’s always up to something.”
Signed from Saint Etienne in 2020, the France U21 international had a breakout season with the Foxes last season.
Until his horrible injury in the nothing game against Villarreal, he was all ready to help Rodgers’ team establish a fight for the top four this season.
However, the sensation has stated that his recovery is going well and that he intends to return to action before the New Year.
After his leg break and ankle ligament damage, he was supposed to return in February, but that date was pushed again.
It’s a massive lift for Rodgers and his team, who haven’t kept a clean sheet in the Premier League since beating Wolves on the opening day.
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