To 100 goals ... and beyond? Jamie Vardy closes in on Premier League landmark

19 June 2020 09:30
Striker closing on Premier League ton and Brendan Rodgers says there is no reason why his ‘phenomenal story’ should endWhen Jamie Vardy said he spent lockdown learning how to grow things in his garden, a million jokes about runner beans immediately sprouted. But, of course, the irony about the career of a player known for his lightning speed is that it took a long time to get going.Since he hit his stride, there has been no stopping him, and on Saturday he hopes to prove that point by scoring his 100th Premier League goal, against a Watford side managed by Nigel Pearson, who went out on a limb to salvage the former factory worker eight years ago, signing him from Fleetwood Town, the then Conference champions. Related: Premier League restart preview No 9: Leicester I’m pretty sure he will go well beyond [100 goals]. He still has the hunger and is super fit Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian