Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers backs coronavirus vaccinations
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers backs Covid vaccinations amid reports some Premier League stars have doubts about getting jab
- Premier League players face compulsory vaccination under government plans
- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed that some Manchester United stars are ‘not sure’
- Leicester boss Rendan Rodgers says he supports players who get hit with Covid
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers has said he supports players to get the coronavirus vaccine ahead of the new season.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that some Manchester United stars are ‘not sure’ of Covid blows and that he plans talks with his squad as Premier League players face a mandatory vaccination under the plans of the government
And when asked if he would encourage players to get vaccinated, Rodgers told The Independent: “It’s a personal choice and ultimately up to the individual.
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers helps players get coronavirus shots
“However, my personal opinion would be that the more people we can get vaccinated the better, not just for football but for life in general.
“I’m the one talking to experts and doctors. If you have the vaccines then if the virus comes to you, then on their medical advice you should be in a better position to fight it.
“We hope that everyone can take the necessary steps to be as safe as possible, both in football and in social life.”
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to speak with Manchester United players on Covid vaccinations
A full capacity crowd is allowed for Saturday’s Community Shield between Leicester and Manchester City at Wembley, with those over 18 needing proof of a negative side flow test or full vaccination to enter.
The Premier League is following government guidelines on Covid certification, announced as mandatory for major events from October.
“Some of them are already fully vaccinated, others are not sure,” Solskjaer said.
“But we’re going to have a bigger session with them now because I think it’s important that everyone knows what it’s about.