Jurgen Klopp has warned his Liverpool side to be ready for nemesis Jamie Vardy when Leicester arrive at Anfield on Wednesday night. The 32-year-old forward, who retired from international football last year, has scored seven of the Foxes’ last 10 goals against the Reds and all of those have come in just eight appearances.
Vardy, who was suspended for the Reds’ 2-1 victory over Leicester at the King Power Stadium in September, has bagged in each of his last five meetings with the Merseysiders and is one of only seven players to have scored seven times against Liverpool in the Premier League.
Speaking ahead of Wednesday’s encounter, Klopp spoke of the threat Vardy possesses, saying: “Jamie is a fantastic striker. It’s quality, the speed he has, the finishing skills he has. He’s a massive threat and he always was, but a few times we made it pretty easy for him. “Lucas Leiva, did he get an assist? I could have scored that goal (when Lucas passed to Vardy eight yards out in front of an empty net). “I don’t exactly know why Jamie has such a good record against us but I would say minus one goal because that was the only one he shouldn’t have scored. A very good player and that’s why he’s such a threat.” Klopp concluded.