Puel says Musa & Iheanacho's teammate is a complete player

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 07/12/2017

Leicester City manager Claude Puel has heaped praise on the teammate of Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Ihenacho, Jamie Vardy with the English striker playing a vital role in the Foxes recent improvement in the Premier League.

Former Olympique Lyonnais and Southampton coach replace sack manager Craig Shakespeare 25 of October and since the 56-year-old boss arriving the King Power Stadium, the dethroned champions have recorded 10 points from six games.

The 30-year-old forward has only scored two goals during that period, but Puel has described the Vardy as "the complete player" ahead of Premier League encounter with Newcastle United at Saint James Park on Saturday.

The French manager told reporters: "I think Jamie Vardy is the complete player. I would always prefer to have him on my team.

"He's enjoying his football, it's amazing to see. He works hard for the team and always has a positive attitude."

"If we can help him to score it will be 50 goals, which is a good thing. He is a great player, and now with a lot of experience, maturity in the Premier League he can give a lot to the team. I was surprised to know his qualities.

Vardy has been at Leicester since moving from Fleetwood in May 2012.