X

Tuesday 16
July

Leicester City

Maguire confident of more Barnes goals

23rd April 2019, 16:41 by James Mason

Harry Maguire is adamant Leicester City team-mate Harvey Barnes will score many more goals after he managed to break his PL duck.

Barnes, who was recalled from his loan spell at West Brom early in January, has been a regular first-team fixture in the second half of the season under former manager Claude Puel and the Frenchman's successor Brendan Rodgers.

Having failed to find the back of the net in 12 league matches, the 21-year-old was dropped to the bench for Saturday's 2-2 draw against West Ham United at the London Stadium.

The Englishman came off the bench to score a dramatic stoppage-time equaliser - his first strike in the top flight - and Maguire believes Barnes will score more from now until the end of the campaign.

"He has been brilliant since he came back. He has always looked a threat and been lively in every game," he told the club's official website. "He has missed quite a few chances and people may say he needs to improve on that but he is a young boy who has excellent talent.

"Now the first has gone in I am sure he will back it up with many."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

James Mason grew up in Northumberland so is entrenched in both the football and golf scenes. A low handicap golfer, he also follows Newcastle United and predicts big things under Rafa Benitez.

More Leicester City

Leicester City

Mendy on Saint-Etienne radar

15th July 2019, 15:05

Leicester City midfielder Nampalys Mendy is reportedly a summer target for French club Saint-Etienne.

Leicester City

Foxes snub Maguire offer

15th July 2019, 02:34

Manchester United have submitted a 'world record' £80m offer for Harry Maguire, but reports claim Leicester will turn it down.

Leicester City

Maguire unhappy as move is blocked

14th July 2019, 05:10

Harry Maguire is reported to be angry with Leicester after they rejected offers from Manchester United and Manchester City.

Leicester City

Dunk keen for Foxes move - report

12th July 2019, 13:38

Brighton defender Lewis Dunk wants a move to Leicester this summer despite saying he is keen to skipper the Seagulls, reports claim.

Leicester City

Evian trip helps Perez settle in

12th July 2019, 11:08

Ayoze Perez says Leicester City's pre-season training camp in Switzerland has massively helped him to settle in at the club.

Leicester City

Justin says pre-season key for squad spirit

11th July 2019, 18:34

Leicester City new boy James Justin says the club’s pre season tour to France is vital for the squad to bond before the new campaign.

Recent Sport Headlines

Leeds United

Leeds duo 'targeted by Burnley'

15th July 2019, 20:06

Burnley are reportedly keen to take Leeds United striker Kemar Roofe and midfielder Mateusz Klich to Turf Moor.

Burnley

Leeds duo emerge as Burnley targets

15th July 2019, 20:04

Burnley are reportedly showing interest in Leeds United striker Kemar Roofe and midfielder Mateusz Klich.

Golf

Fleetwood plays down 2019 results slump

15th July 2019, 19:53

Tommy Fleetwood is still happy with how he has been playing despite admitting results have not been what he hoped for in 2019.

Formula 1

Red Bull to receive engine upgrade - Horner

15th July 2019, 19:24

Christian Horner has revealed Honda will be supplying Red Bull and Toro Rosso with an engine upgrade after the summer break.

Tennis

Becker calls on Fed fans to show Djokovic respect

15th July 2019, 18:12

Boris Becker says tennis must "wake up to the greatness" of Novak Djokovic after the Serb took his 16th Grand Slam title at Wimbledon.

Chelsea

Luiz warns Lampard of pressure

15th July 2019, 18:02

David Luiz believes new Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is under pressure to deliver silverware this coming season.

Liverpool

Grujic still holds Reds hope

15th July 2019, 18:01

Marko Grujic says he still sees his long-term future with Liverpool as he prepares for a second loan stint with Hertha Berlin.

Juventus

Ramsay sees Charles as Juve benchmark

15th July 2019, 17:32

Aaron Ramsey is keen to match the feats of legendary Welshman John Charles during his time with Juventus.