Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez are not for sale, according to Leicester trainer Claudio Ranieri after his side returned to a tip of a Premier League with a 2-1 win over Chelsea.
Striker Vardy scored his 15th idea of a deteriorate from Mahrez’s cranky before a Algeria winger netted a glorious 11th joining goal.
“No-one can buy Vardy or Mahrez in January,” pronounced Italian Ranieri, 64.
“They don’t have a income and they don’t have a price.”
Vardy, who is a Premier League’s tip scorer, was personification non-league football 4 years ago and
for about £1m in 2012.
Mahrez was personification in a second tier in France before a
for a reported price of £400,000.
The span have been instrumental in Leicester’s arise to a tip of a league, where they lead second-placed Arsenal by dual points.
After 16 games final deteriorate Leicester, afterwards managed by Nigel Pearson, were bottom of a league.
‘I wish to continue a dream’
Despite creation their best start to a top-flight deteriorate in their 131-year existence, Ranieri insisted his initial aim was to strech 40 points – a figure customarily quoted by managers in sequence to cruise their side
The Foxes achieved that idea final deteriorate with usually one diversion left, though Ranieri, who took over from Pearson in a summer, pronounced he wanted to join a Leicester fans in forgetful of more.
“I told my players, 5 some-more points and we are safe,” a former Chelsea trainer said.
“I put that aim during a commencement of a season. When we grasp 40 points, we will change a goal.
“There was a lot of electricity tonight. Without that we are a normal team, though with a fans pulling us we are really happy. They continue to dream, though we contingency continue to keep a feet on a ground.
“It’s a enchanting time, we contingency continue to work tough since we don’t wish to arise up. we wish to continue to dream with a fans.”