Leicester City’s summer signing Luis Hernandez believes that club record signing Islam Slimani is a force to be reckoned with.
Leicester City’s centre-back and make-shift right-back believes that the foxes’ club record signing is an ‘unbelievable player’.
The Algerian scored Leicester’s only goal on Tuesday to secure 3 points against Group G favourites FC Porto in their 1 – 0 win.
He also scored a double against Burnley on his debut Premier League match, a game which Leicester won 3 – 0.
It’s safe to say that Slimani has hit the ground running since joining on deadline day for €35m.
Speaking to the media, Luis Hernandez said:
"“Slimani is a really good player. We knew when he arrived here that he is a really good player.”"
"“He is unbelievable but he needs to continue doing this for the team. He is really happy and really good here. It is really good for us because when a player is happy like this I think it is important and shows.”"
"“It is obvious that he and Riyad have an understanding. Both are Algerian and they are close, but our strength is we stay all together. This is important for us. It is good all the players are really happy. Not only with Riyad but with all players, Slimani has had a really good welcome.”"
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"“If a player feels good in the city he can do very well. It is difficult for the opposition players because we have two strikers of really good quality. We have a really good team.”"
Leicester host Southampton this Sunday at the King Power stadium and foxes fans will be hoping that they continue their impressive home form.
With a draw against Arsenal and wins against Burnley and Swansea, Leicester are unbeaten at home so far this season, it’s on the road where the troubles lie.
Losing their opening fixture to Hull and 4 – 1 thrashings from both Liverpool and Manchester United, things need to change.
With their next away match not coming until after the international break, City fans will be happy to know that Ranieri will have plenty of time to work on the training ground with the squad to fix any issues that they currently face.