Watford don’t expect Brendan Rodgers to ring Leicester City changes

Next Reuters WatfordMarch 2, 2019UPDATED: March 2, 2019 18:20 IST Brendan Rodgers will not make wholesale changes to Leicester City team feels Watford coach Javi Gracia (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSBrendan join Leicester City following the sacking of Claude PuelRodgers ended a trophy-filled spell at Scottish champions CelticLeicester City will face Watford FC at Vicarage Road on SundayWatford coach Javi Gracia does not expect Leicester City to be drastically different under new manager Brendan Rodgers when the teams meet in the Premier League on Sunday.Rodgers ended a trophy-filled spell at Scottish champions Celtic to join Leicester on Tuesday following the sacking of Claude Puel, and Gracia believes the former Liverpool boss will not make wholesale changes for his first game in charge.”It’s true… we don’t know what they can do because there is a new manager and maybe they choose other players or another shape,” Gracia told a news conference.”But we know the players they have and I don’t think they will change a lot the players or the way they are playing.”Under Frenchman Puel, Leicester blended a counter-attacking approach with a fluid possession game but have struggled with inconsistency this season to sit 11th in the table with 35 points from 28 matches.They did, however, beat Brighton and Hove Albion 2-1 last time out.”I don’t know if it’s more difficult but it’s different,” Gracia said.”We don’t have the references we have with other coaches and other teams, but the most important thing is to be concentrated on ourselves and on our work.”Watford are eighth in the standings with 40 points.Also Read | Everyone knows I’d like to stay: Solskjaer hopes to remain Manchester United managerAlso Read | Liverpool’s Sadio Mane happy to stay central in Merseyside derby vs EvertonFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Brendan RodgersFollow WatFord FCFollow Leicester CityFollow Javi Gracia Watford don’t expect Brendan Rodgers to ring Leicester City changesBrendan Rodgers ended a trophy-filled spell at Scottish champions Celtic to join Leicester on Tuesday following the sacking of Claude Pueladvertisement read more

US resident in Saudi gets 5 years in jail for killing Sri

A US resident in Saudi Arabia, convicted of killing his Sri Lankan wife, has been sentenced to five years in jail, Arab News reported.He is said to have hidden her body for eight months in a tube inside a pipe designed to detect gas in the Al-Kharj desert. Laborers at one of the major oil companies found the decomposed body inside the pipe located in their work area. That area is supervised by a US agent, married to a Sri Lankan woman, who had disappeared. One of the workers said the supervisor asked him to burn or bury the body, but he refused and asked him to inform the police.Another laborer told investigators that he had been asked to weld the pipe and then throw it in a well.The convict acknowledged that the body was his wife’s, but denied accusations in the workers’ testimonies. The workers immediately reported the matter to the supervisor who was supposed to report it to the company’s officials. But he was late in reporting the body for two hours, something that prompted the police to investigate the matter. The body turned out to be his wife’s. The sons of the woman from a previous marriage rejected the verdict, demanding execution of the murderer.They said, based on the witnesses’ testimony and the evidence, it looks like a deliberate murder. (Colombo Gazette) read more