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Ex-Leicester boss Puel: Vardy can be childish

St Etienne coach Claude Puel has spoken of his love-hate relationship with Jamie Vardy while in charge of Leicester City.

Vardy has scored as many goals under Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers as he did under Puel but in less than half the games.

"I did not have a problem with Jamie," Puel told the Daily Mail. "Jamie is a good man but sometimes he is like a child: he needs support, he needs attention. It was difficult for me because I was not English, it was difficult to share and explain all my feelings with him.

"When I arrived at Leicester, he scored a lot of goals. He came back from the World Cup injured, he returned without training sessions. It was difficult for me to use him all the time. I have a lot of time for him."

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