Brendan Rodgers insists Leicester ‘will learn’ from Newcastle defeat
Apr 14 2019
But Benitez's future at the club remains unclear, with the Spaniard having regularly indicated he is unhappy with the lack of investment in his squad.
Almiron had three great chances to score some goals for Newcastle, but defensive pressure and big saves from Kasper Schmeichel denied the former Atlanta United star.
They should be assured of maintaining their top-flight status after a hard season tarnished by Benitez's discontent over a lack of backing in the transfer market from controversial owner Mike Ashley.
Amid rumours he might not be in charge next season if Ashley won't promise more investment, Benitez added: "We have to have a team who can compete".
Despite earning plenty of plaudits since his arrival at Leicester City, Brendan Rodgers was unable to avoid his second defeat as the club's manager following a 1-0 defeat to Newcastle United. "You would have to pay 30 million pounds to buy a Leicester player". It's massive. I'm not looking to spend £200 million, but doing the right things. "There wasn't a lot in the game, our final pass just wasn't there but we gave everything".
"We will learn from it: this is why I am here".
"It's obviously disappointing when you lose any game".
The signs are positive for the left-footed ace and he should be much better next season after a full pre-season under his belt, but it's definitely an area of his game he needs to improve. It was one of those nights where it didn't quite come off for us. "It will be good for our learning going forward".