Arsenal Legend Aims Dig At Iheanacho, Leicester City Strikers: They Are Toothless Without Vardy
Published: December 14, 2018
Arsenal Legend Aims Dig At Iheanacho, Leicester City Strikers: They Are Toothless Without Vardy
Arsenal legend Paul Merson has aimed a dig at Kelechi Iheanacho and other Leicester City attack-minded players such as Shinji Okazaki, Demarai Gray and Rachid Ghezzal ahead of their trip to London for their Premier League meeting with Crystal Palace.

Merson has predicted that the Foxes will not get a result if Vardy is not named in the starting line-up.

The former England international has been missing from Leicester City's squad in the last two games due to a groin injury but could return for the clash against the Eagles having resumed full training on Thursday morning.

With Vardy absent, Iheanacho led the frontline against Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur but could not add to his goal tally and the King Power Stadium outfit could only claim one point from a maximum six.

''Then I watch Leicester, and if Jamie Vardy doesn't play they are toothless,'' Merson said in his weekly predictions feature for Sky Sports.

''They could still be playing now against Tottenham and wouldn't have scored. I reckon Hugo Lloris didn't even have a shower. This result depends on whether Vardy is playing.''

Vardy has scored 5 goals in the Premier League this season, more than the combined total for Iheanacho, Gray, Okazaki and Ghezzal.

Ifeanyi Emmanuel