Brendan Rodgers on the touchline during Leicester City's win over Chelsea (Plumb Images-Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers will not be drawn into any criticism of his players.

The Foxes endured a disappointing week, bowing out of the Europa League on Thursday and then losing 3-1 to Arsenal at home on Sunday.

However, Leicester are still in the top four in the Premier League, and Rodgers believes their injury-riddled season is an overachievement for now.

“I believe so, in terms of until this point yes,” he told reporters when asked if they were having a better than expected season so far.


“We have had injuries of course but we have also had European football to contend with and I think we see it with some teams that it can prove difficult but the players have been absolutely brilliant up until this point.

“But we haven’t done anything yet, people talk about the top four but for me, my attitude is that we are not in the top four until we see where we are at after the last game of the season.

“There is nothing to lose then because we haven’t got anything yet. You have to get to the end of the season and see where you finish in May and look at it from there.

“There are 12 games to go and it is a process now over these next three months and it is something we are going to relish and enjoy.”

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