Harvey Barnes is aiming to return to motion in the direction of the tip of April, simply in time to assist Leicester with their remaining push for a Champions League place.
Brendan Rodgers’ aspect will face Southampton in an FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on the weekend of April 17/18, however that can seemingly come simply too quickly for the winger.
The England worldwide suffered a knee harm throughout a house defeat to Arsenal on the finish of February and required surgical procedure following injury to his patella tendon. Publish-match, Rodgers revealed the participant was anticipated to be dominated out for six weeks, however he’s but to return to out of doors coaching.
The Every day Mail now report that the Foxes are hopeful that he’ll make a comeback on the finish of April or begin of Could.
Barnes has loved a profitable season to this point, scoring 13 targets and offering 4 assists in 35 appearances. He is undoubtedly been certainly one of Leicester’s most constant performers this marketing campaign and he’ll be determined to return and play his half.
Leicester at the moment sit third within the Premier League and will likely be hoping to qualify for subsequent season’s Champions League after simply falling brief final yr. West Ham in fifth are seven factors adrift of the Foxes and though there’s nonetheless loads of soccer to be performed, a spot in Europe’s premier competitors may be very a lot Leicester’s to thrown away.
A semi-final look within the FA Cup presents this group of gamers with a chance to go on and make historical past given the membership have by no means gained the competitors earlier than.
Nevertheless, it’s essential Barnes is not rushed again. He’s on Gareth Southgate’s radar and would have seemingly been included within the England squad to face San Marino, Albania and Poland had he been match, whereas a spot of their Euro 2020 squad remains to be up for grabs.