Brendan Rodgers slams Leicester board after Man United defeat

The Northern Irishman feels he has ‘not had the help’ required on the personnel front

Leicester City head coach Brendan Rodgers has, late on Thursday, taken aim at the powers that be at the club, over their lack of investment on the transfer front this summer.

The Foxes, of course, were back in action a short time ago.

On the back of a nightmare opening to the campaign, culminating in just a solitary point secured from four Premier League outings, Rodgers and co. welcomed Manchester United to Old Trafford.

And, when all was said and done, the woes of the evening’s hosts only continued to mount.

This came as a solitary first-half strike on the part of Jadon Sancho proved enough to see United to all three points, leaving Leicester languishing dead bottom of the English top-flight.

On the back of his side’s 4th defeat in five being confirmed, it therefore came as little surprise to see the aforementioned Brendan Rodgers in altogether negative spirits late on Thursday night.

And, as alluded to above, amid his post-match interview, Leicester’s boss took full advantage of the opportunity to take aim at both the club’s board, and owners.

This came in the form of a less than subtle dig regarding the incoming transfer business carried out at the King Power over the course of the summer:

“With the greatest respect, we have not had the help in the transfer market that this team has needed,” the Northern Irishman fumed.

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Conor Laird

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