Jamie Vardy: Leicester City striker to have minor groin surgery

Jamie Vardy
Jamie Vardy has been an integral member of Leicester's successful side this season

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy is set to be out for one to two weeks in order to have minor groin surgery, BBC Radio Leicester reports.

The England forward has been in superb form this season and his 15 Premier League goals have helped the Foxes to second in the table.

The 28-year-old has made 24 appearances for the club this campaign.

Vardy was also a member of coach Roy Hodgson's England squad that qualified for Euro 2016.

The former Fleetwood Town striker played the entire 95 minutes of Leicester's 0-0 draw against Bournemouth on Saturday.