In the report, Leicester City supporters were asked to rate the Spaniard’s debut season at the club out of 10, with numbers ranging from four to seven. The article also claims that the position of Perez in the starting eleven is the most under scrutiny, coming under pressure from the likes of Marc Albrighton and Demarai Gray.
The 26-year old joined the Foxes in last summer’s transfer window for a reported £30 million, a signing that Brendan Rodgers seemed to be very pleased with at the time, as per the BBC.
Perez has scored seven goals and provided a further five assists in 31 total appearances in all competitions this season, according to Transfermarkt. The forward has been critical of his own performances, claiming that ‘the best is yet to come’, as per Leicester Mercury.
Perez had a slightly better goal scoring ratio for the Toon Army, scoring 48 goals in 195 games whilst also making 17 assists (via Transfermarkt).
These Magpies gave their verdict on their former man, with one fan claiming that Rafa Benitez ‘got the best out of‘ him:
Could have told Leicester 4 years ago that Perez is not very good on the wing
— Alastair Campbell (@alastair10) April 6, 2020
An excellent striker who thrived in the box, but terrible at everything outside of it.
— DG (@DannyJGraham) April 6, 2020
Totally disagree he was at times a very lazy player. Only had patches of good form in a poor team.
— Dave 🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪 (@QssssDavid) April 6, 2020
The comments of most if their fans are exactly what he was like for most of his time with us.
— Me (@newcastlefan55) April 6, 2020
Perez was never lazy for Newcastle he worked his socks off
— Nick (@Nick747757) April 6, 2020
Didnt run any more than any other playet , complete myth . Hes getting found out big time . Newcastle was his level.
— Gennaro Savastano (@Gennaro39772592) April 6, 2020
Rafa got the best out of this player , found out else where …
— Richard Hawley (@Ricardo1892) April 6, 2020
Unreal finished aswell
— Mason (@Mason_Ferrier14) April 6, 2020
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