Jamie Vardy may nonetheless stroll into any crew within the Premier League, in keeping with Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers.
The evergreen striker, who turns 34 in January, started the defence of his Golden Boot in the absolute best trend with a brace in a 3-Zero win at newly-promoted West Brom on Sunday.
Vardy’s two penalties and Timothy Castagne’s debut aim noticed the Foxes stroll to victory at The Hawthorns.
The previous England worldwide scored 23 instances final season to win the Premier League’s Golden Boot and his two objectives took him to 105 top-flight objectives, one above former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba within the all-time scoring charts.
He turns 34 in January, however Rodgers is aware of Vardy stays the most effective.
“There are lots of high strikers at this stage however any crew would need somebody like him in there,” Rodgers stated.
“He’s tremendous cool, medical and has nonetheless bought tempo and operating capability. In that scenario to place us two up he confirmed nice composure.
“It’s a terrific begin for him to attain two objectives and excellent for the crew.
“It’s not a giant shock with high quality gamers, it doesn’t matter what they’ve achieved, doesn’t matter how a lot they earn, they need to be the most effective they are often.
“He trains and works intensely and he’s a pure goalscorer – he’s nonetheless fast, I believe he could have one other nice season.”
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Sam Johnstone denied Harvey Barnes and Vardy whereas Matheus Pereira noticed a low effort saved by Kasper Schmeichel within the first half.
However a low-key sport sparked into life after 56 minutes as Leicester grabbed the opener to take management.
Castagne headed in a shock debut aim, having joined from Atalanta in the summertime, when he beat Kieran Gibbs to Dennis Praet’s cross.
Rodgers added: “He defended effectively, attacked and it was nice to get a aim. He’s a participant I’ve identified for a lot of years, he’ll run all day and appears to get within the field. I’m delighted for him and it was a extremely good debut.”