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Leicester boss Rodgers praises Arsenal buying

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has praised Arsenal's buying this summer.

The Foxes meet Arsenal later today.

Rodgers said: “What Mikel (Arteta) has recognised is the ­physicality in the Premier League. It's ­getting quicker and stronger each year.

“He's invested well, brought in good players and given them a good structure. They have a good base from which to play their game.

“They are very clear in their roles and how they play. He's given them good ­organisation, a good start point.

“Fundamentally, in order to attack well, you need to ­defend well – and that's key.

“They are clear on when to press or when to sit in their defensive block.

“Then they have that ­quality. In Pierre-Emerick ­Aubameyang, they have a world-class striker and there are others, too."

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