The legend continues! Vardy renews with Leicester


The legend continues. At 37 years old, Jamie Vardy has renewed his contract for another season, until June 2025, as Leicester announced today, so the English striker will return to play in the Premier League next year after contributing his goals to the recent promotion.

Vardy He scored 20 goals in 37 games in all competitions this season just ended, including 18 in the Championship that helped Leicester become champions and achieve automatic promotion to the Premier just a year after their traumatic relegation.

After announcing moments before the club that Marc Albrighton Not renewing his contract, Vardy is the only player left from that legendary Leicester squad that won the historic Premier League in the 2015-16 season. He then scored 24 goals, but in 2019-20, with less marks, he became the top scorer in the English championship with 23 goals. In 2021, they also won the FA Cup and the Community Shield.

109 goals in 12 seasons

Years later Vardy continues to maintain a high scoring rate and he is eager to add to the Premier League tally of 190 goals in 464 games in all competitions that he has scored in 12 seasons in a Leicester shirt since his arrival in May 2012 from Fleetwood Town. He is the third highest scorer in the history of the ‘foxes’.

“I am delighted to achieve the numbers I achieved (last season), but there are still more to come. I am taking care of myself,” says Vardy after signing the renewal.

“Age is just a number”

“I’ve always said that age is just a number. My legs feel great, so I continued until my legs said ‘that’s it, it’s over’‘. The day will come when that will come, but not now,” Vardy said.

“We’re looking forward to another season in the Premier League and see what we can do. One hundred percent, it’s the best league in the world. That’s where you want to play football,” he highlights with the enthusiasm of a young man.

Vardy was also an international for England, scoring seven goals in 26 games, but he retired as an international player after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

After tying up Vardy’s continuation, Leicester are still looking for a coach afterwards Enzo Marescawho returned to the Premier, left the club to sign for Chelsea as a replacement Mauricio Pochettino.

Source: La Verdad


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