Leicester striker Jamie Vardy is confident he can shake off a foot knock in time to face Swansea at the Liberty Stadium of Saturday.
The England striker set a new Premier League record against Manchester United at the King Power Stadium at the weekend after scoring in his 11th consecutive game to edge ahead of Ruud van Nistelrooy in the all-time list.
The scoring record in the English top flight overall actually stands at 12 goals which was set by Jimmy Dunne 83 years ago so Vardy will have the chance to equal it against the Swans.
The Sheffield-born hitman has been playing with a wrist injury this season after breaking two bones and now he has a foot issue to contend ahead of the clash with Garry Monk’s strugglers in South Wales.
However, the 28-year-old has no intention of missing the match as he looks to carry on his incredible goal-scoring run.
“I think it’s common knowledge now that I’m getting an injury every week,” said Vardy. “But I never want to not play. I want to play as many games as I can and help the team out.
“I took a little knock on the top of my foot [against United], but I’ve had it iced and I’m sure it will be fine by next week.”
The Foxes are this season’s surprise package in the Premier League and are 2.60 to return from Swansea (2.63, draw 3.25) with all three points. Claudio Ranieri’s men can also be backed at 8.50 to finish in the top four this term.