“We are looking to get him back in training upwards towards 10 days so he is on course for that.” said Rodgers.
“Recovering well” asJamie Vardy
has shared on his Instagram after going under hernia surgery last week.
“Jamie is six days post-operation. Having been sore initially after the surgery, he’s been in the gym today so he is working very well. He has good mobility and is starting to run so he is progressing really, really well, so we are on schedule to get him back playing.
“We are looking to get him back in training upwards towards 10 days so he is on course for that.”
Vardy's club hope that he can perform at the match against
Rodgers, however, refuses to set any pre-determined time for Vardy's return.
's injury, the hopes forHamza Choudhury
to leave the club in the January transfer window will go away.
Rodgers has declared that he will not lose another player and said:
“I have spoken to (Newcastle manager) Steve (Bruce) on Hamza but, for me, it has always been the case that we need another more attacking midfield player in so if we can do that then that may well give the possibility for Hamza to go out,” said Rodgers.
“Otherwise we can’t afford to lose anyone if we can’t get anyone in. There have been discussions and it will be a big weekend to see if we can do that before Monday now, so we will see how it goes.”