Brendan Rodgers played down suggestions Leicester are on course to gatecrash the Premier League top six after a convincing 5-0 victory over hapless Newcastle on Sunday.
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Newcastle head coach Steve Bruce was stinging in his criticism of his side following their 5-0 defeat at Leicester, branding the performance at the King Power Stadium “a complete surrender”.
Jamie Vardy bagged a second-half brace as Leicester climbed to third in the Premier League by crushing 10-man Newcastle 5-0 to turn up the heat on Steve Bruce.
Steve Bruce has warned his Newcastle team they will have to be better than they were against Brighton last week if they want to avoid another scrap for Premier League survival.
James Maddison is a major injury concern for Leicester ahead of their Premier League game against Newcastle.
Newcastle head coach Steve Bruce is refusing to be distracted by fresh takeover talks as he prepares for Sunday’s Premier League trip to Leicester.
Boss Rafael Benitez hinted he is preparing to stay at Newcastle and believes his future will be resolved quicker with the Magpies on the brink survival.
Ayoze Perez eased Newcastle’s relegation fears as the Magpies ended their away win drought at Leicester.