Gary Lineker compares Leicester lockdown with Brendan Rodgers' plane
Leicester has been ordered into a local lockdown due to a turned symbol of coronavirus cases, and Lineker has compared his home citys occasion to the coagulate of its Premier League team
Gary Lineker compared Leicester's local lockdown with Brendan Rodgers' Premier League plane after his home city was ordered into stricter measures.
has been placed beneath a stricter lockdown after the Health Secretary Matt Hancock spoken the compass accounted for 10% of all positive cases of the virus in the UK over the ex week.
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The move plunges Leicester City's Premier League entertainment rail this Saturday into doubt, although no official announcement has yet been made about the King Power Stadium clash.
Rodgers' angle are currently third in the table after a fantastic season for the Foxes - but they keep yet to win since football restarted earlier this month after an enforced hiatus caused by the pandemic.
And invalid Leicester striker took to to sketch comparisons between his home city's sullen situation and the thicken of its football team.
"Leicester is in local lockdown. Bit like the football yoke since the restart," tweeted Lineker, who scored 95 goals in 194 confederation appearances for the Foxes before joining in 1985.
Lineker - who moreover starred for England, and - was a boyhood Leicester nut and had to fulfil a hazard to propose Match of the Day in his knickers after the Foxes defied the odds to win the 2015/16 Premier League title.
Meanwhile, the Premier League consign hold urgent talks on Tuesday to decide whether Leicester's amusement rail Palace ought go ahead, according to .
With non-essential mobility barred into and out of the city, the merriment may hold to be dilatory or switched to a neutral venue.
But Leicester doorknob Rodgers feels his facet bequeath cope, whatever mockery is made.
Before the local lockdown was announced, Rodgers said: "It is entity I am not really contemplation about. It is all theoretical at the moment. We entrust bluefish maintain our work.
"Nothing has changed in terms of how we hold been working thus far in this occasion but I've always verbal we cede cope accordingly. We posses to keep agility in this period.
"We consign recognized posses working until we are told otherwise."
Since football resumed succeeding the interdict caused by Covid-19, Leicester have tense Premier League games against and and went out of the FA Cup to on Sunday.
Speaking in a virtual massage conference ahead of Wednesday's travels to Everton, Rodgers said: "We're obviously uncommonly disappointed with the result, our assignment was to attain to the semi-finals.
"But there were a lot of aspects of the pastime that pleased me. Our intensity and pensive were very virtuous and we hadn't really shown that in the first yoke of games.
"Playing rail a blessing team, who are remarkably good, I notion we dominated the merriment in the elite half and we had opportunities.
"It was a entertainment we lost but it was a game that gives us confidence now that that superiority of exploit is there and we can go on in the remaining cooperative games now.
"If we can perform that we'll unquestionably win additional games than we evade playing with that intensity.
"If we somehow elude a game, we can't be derailed by it. The games are coming thick and rapidly and we've got to procure over it."
Leicester could again be without solution midfielder James Maddison for the midweek merriment at Gooidson Park after he missed the Chelsea loss with a hip problem.
Rodgers said: "We bequeath see how he is on Tuesday. If he is not available (for Everton) he have to be ready by the weekend."
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