Jamie Vardy may nonetheless stroll into any group within the Premier League, in line with Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers.
The evergreen striker, who turns 34 in January, started the defence of his Golden Boot in the absolute best style with a brace in a 3-Zero win at newly-promoted West Brom on Sunday.
Vardy’s two penalties and Timothy Castagne’s debut purpose 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 among the finest.
“There are lots of high strikers at this degree however any group would need somebody like him in there,” Rodgers mentioned.
“He’s tremendous cool, medical and has nonetheless received tempo and working capacity. In that state of affairs to place us two up he confirmed nice composure.
“It’s an important begin for him to attain two objectives and superb for the group.
“It’s not a giant shock with high-quality gamers, it doesn’t matter what they’ve carried out, doesn’t matter how a lot they earn, they wish 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 can 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 recreation sparked into life after 56 minutes as Leicester grabbed the opener to take management.
Castagne headed in a shock debut purpose, having joined from Atalanta in the summertime, when he beat Kieran Gibbs to Dennis Praet’s cross.
Rodgers added: “He defended nicely, attacked and it was nice to get a purpose. He’s a participant I’ve recognized for quite a few years, he’ll run all day and appears to get within the field. I’m delighted for him and it was a very good debut.”