Leicester City supervisor Brendan Rodgers says the membership’s King Power Stadium is “a very safe environment” and his group will proceed to work in the identical means except advised in any other case by native authorities because the variety of COVID-19 circumstances rise within the space. The authorities has imposed a lockdown on the town of Leicester, which has a better an infection charge than wherever else within the nation, in its first main try and curb an outbreak with native moderately than nationwide measures.
Speaking earlier than Monday’s choice, which may see Leicester play their three remaining Premier League residence video games at impartial venues, Rodgers mentioned his group needed to be flexible.
“Nothing has changed in terms of how we have been working thus far throughout this situation,” Rodgers advised reporters. “It’s a really secure setting for the video games to be in. We will simply hold working till we’re advised in any other case.
“I’ve all the time mentioned we will react accordingly. We must have agility on this interval. I feel on this second in time we’re within the most secure place we will be by way of our work, the stadium additionally.”
Leicester go to Everton on Wednesday and are then set to host Crystal Palace on Saturday. Palace supervisor Roy Hodgson mentioned he would comply with the league’s tips on the place his group must play that fixture.
“We’re happy to go up and play Leicester wherever the Premier League feels we should play… I’m perfectly happy to let the Premier League take care of that,” mentioned Hodgson.