‘Achieved everything they can here’: Brendan Rodgers sends direct threat to Leicester stars after FA Cup exit
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers was in no mood to mince words on the back of his side’s embarrassing FA Cup exit on Sunday evening.
The Foxes got the defence of their crown back underway a short time ago, making the trip to the City Ground for a meeting with Championship outfit Nottingham Forest.
When all was said and done in the East Midlands, however, the hopes of Rodgers and co. of retaining their title went up in smoke.
A dismal display across the 90 minutes ultimately culminated in Leicester being put to the sword by four goals to one, owing to strikes on the part of all of Philip Zinckernagel, Brennan Johnson, Joe Worrall and Djed Spence.
🔴 @NFFC ran riot at the City Ground putting 4️⃣ past @LCFC!#EmiratesFACup pic.twitter.com/6HvoNZpTu5
— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) February 6, 2022
As alluded to above, though, seeing their domestic silverware hopes for the campaign brought to a definitive end may in fact prove to be the least of the worries of Leicester’s talented panel of stars moving forward.
Speaking in his post-match press conference on Sunday evening, Brendan Rodgers was drawn on the disappointing nature of his side’s latest display.
And the Northern Irishman was not at all shy in making his frustrations clear, hinting that a number of members of his squad may already have ‘achieved everything they can’ with the club:
Rodgers: “We had a really good second half but this is why we are not top players, they can’t sustain it. A lot of players have to improve and prove they are worthy of being here. Some players may have achieved everything they can here, It’s something we have to look at.” #LCFC
— Ben Dinnery (@BenDinnery) February 6, 2022
Foxes fan ushered out
Leicester’s players, though, were not the only ones to have embarrassed themselves at the City Ground on Sunday.
This comes with a member of the club’s travelling fanbase having been responsible for a frankly disgraceful act, in making his way from the City Ground stands onto the pitch, to throw a series of punches at Nottingham Forest’s celebrating players:
Disgraceful behaviour from this Leicester fan after Forest scored!
Give him a lifetime ban now! 😡#FACup pic.twitter.com/m1yXyG2ucB
— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) February 6, 2022
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