EPL: Brendan Rodgers opens up on why Iheanacho was substituted in first half against Norwich

Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers, has said that Kelechi Iheanacho was taken off in the half of their 1-1 draw with Norwich City on Saturday, for tactical reasons.

Iheanacho was replaced by Demarai Gray, shortly after the Foxes cancelled out Teemu Pukki’s opener through Tim Krul’s own goal in the 38th minute.

It was only his second Premier League start of the season and Rodgers has described his substitution as nothing personal.

“It was one where we wanted to go to 4-3-3 and when we moved him out to the side, he’s not a natural winger, he’s not one who can play on that outside,” the manager was quoted by Leicester Mercury.

“So I can either leave it and wait until half-time or make the change when I did. And then make the other change on half-time. It was purely…

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