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As Leicester City reach the end of one era, their ability to make a success of the next one rests on a knife edge.
In the ideal scenario, Leicester stay up and again become the envy of all clubs outside the Premier League’s financial elite.
Brighton, with a talented coach in Roberto De Zerbi and a squad of improving players whose transfer value is rocketing, are now that club.
Brendan Rodgers will have to decide whether to stick around for Leicester's upcoming rebuild
The Foxes have struggled this season and will have to restructure their squad next year
Leicester (4-2-3-1): Ward 7; Castagne 5, Amartey 5, Faes 5, Thomas 5.5; Tielemans 7, Mendy 7; Praet 6 (Albrighton 35min, 7), Dewsbury-Hall 6.5 (Maddison 69, 6), Barnes 6.5; Vardy 6.5 (Daka 86). Scorers: Albrighton 38, Barnes 63. Booked: Stowell (goalkeeping coach) Manager: Brendan Rodgers 6.5.
Brighton (4-2-3-1): Sanchez 6; Gross 5, Dunk 8, Van Hecke 6 (Lamptey 78), Estupinan 6.5; Caicedo 7, Mac Allister 6.5; March 6.5, Lallana 6 (Veltman 29, 6), MITOMA 8.5; Welbeck 6.5 (Ferguson 66, 7). Scorers: Mitoma 27, Ferguson 88. Booked: Mac Allister, De Zerbi. Manager: Roberto De Zerbi 6.5
Referee: Thomas Bramall 4.5. Attendance: 32,056.
While their future looks rosy and De Zerbi is targeting European qualification, Leicester’s is troubled. They have not won in the league since November and are a point above the bottom three.
Brendan Rodgers is approaching four years in charge at the King Power Stadium, his longest stint in any job. But Leicester are a different club to the one he joined and both manager and