Jamie Vardy: Is Leicester City player the best striker in Europe?

With a shot-conversion rate better than anybody in Europe’s top five leagues and having become more efficient than ever courtesy of Brendan Rodgers’ new tactics, Jamie Vardy seems to be in the form of his life. His club Leicester, shock champions four seasons ago, are flying again in the Premier League, thanks in large part to a formidable scoring run from the ex-England man. So is Vardy playing better than ever? Is he, even, the best striker in Europe? “He’s too good, he’s ridiculous. He gets quicker and quicker at…

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Leicester show no sign of giving up title chase

Widespread pre-season predictions of a two-horse Premier League title race look like being proved correct but the fact it is Leicester City, not Manchester City, vying with Liverpool has provided a novel twist to the plot. Should Leicester beat lowly Norwich City at home on Saturday and stretch their winning league run to nine games they will move nine points clear of Pep Guardiola’s faltering champions. Liverpool are expected to demolish bottom club Watford at Anfield in Saturday’s early kickoff and extend their unbeaten league run to 34 but if…

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