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‘It’s not straightforward for defenders’ – Leicester Metropolis’s Perez raves about partnership with Iheanacho and Vardy |

The duo was heading in the right direction because the Foxes bagged an emphatic dwelling win towards bottom-placed Sheffield United on Sunday

Leicester Metropolis midfielder Ayoze Perez is raving about his partnership with Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy following their 5-0 humiliation of Sheffield United in Sunday’s Premier League outing.

The Spanish playmaker performed a pivot position as Vardy and Iheanacho led the Foxes’ assault on the King Energy Stadium.

Vardy offered the help for Iheanacho’s opener within the first-half and later within the second half, Perez doubled the lead earlier than the Nigerian ahead grabbed his second aim within the 69th minute, due to Vardy’s second help.

9 minutes later, the 24-year-old bagged his first Premier League hat-trick after benefitting from Wilfred Ndidi’s help.

Perez, in his response, described the mixture between the trio as an issue for defenders and he thinks the Foxes may have scored extra objectives.

“We performed very well, looking for one another,” Perez instructed the membership web site. “It is laborious for the defenders as a result of we’re able the place I can obtain between the strains. They’re pinning the centre-backs after which, as quickly as any of us can flip, everyone seems to be working in behind.

“It is not straightforward for the defenders. We have got gamers with high quality, so it is in regards to the understanding with one another and I feel we did very well.

“We created numerous possibilities. It may have been extra objectives, nevertheless it’s a constructive efficiency for us.

“Being central as a no.10, you get possibilities to both help or rating objectives. You might be nearer to the field. You are able the place you might be vital in that link-up with the strikers. It is a place I’ve performed many occasions and a place the place I really feel very snug.”

Iheanacho is Leicester Metropolis’s second-highest scoring participant this marketing campaign with 10 objectives throughout all competitors and Perez has joined Rodgers in congratulating the Nigerian star after his memorable heroics.

He mentioned: “Each recreation is hard. Clearly, in your head, the principle factor is to win, however then if you get right into a place the place you rating a few objectives and also you realise you possibly can rating extra objectives, you simply have that starvation to maintain going and maintain getting the objectives.

“It is a fantastic consequence and, clearly, additionally congratulations to Kelly (Kelechi Iheanacho) for the hat-trick!”