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Waghorn happy as an impact player

Martyn Waghorn
Waghorn has not yet started a match for Leicester

Leicester City striker Martyn Waghorn insists he is fully prepared to play a role as an impact player.

Loan signing Waghorn has been used as a substitute in 10 of Leicester's 11 league games so far this season.

And he has shone coming off the bench, not least on Saturday, where his second Foxes goal earned a draw with Coventry.

But Waghorn told BBC Radio Leicester he is not getting impatient: "I'm really happy to be coming on. Whatever the manager wants me to do I'll do it."

Waghorn has joined on loan from Premier League side Sunderland but with top-scorer Matt Fryatt having nailed down one of the two striker's roles, competition for places is fierce.

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Steve Howard, Paul Gallagher, Yann Kermorgant, DJ Campbell and Dany N'Guessan are all vying to partner eight-goal frontman Fryatt.

And Waghorn knows the second striker's spot is still very much available.

"It's up for grabs," he said. "But whoever it is will do a great job. If it's me then great if it's not then I'll support whoever it is."



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see also
Coventry 1-1 Leicester
03 Oct 09 |  Championship
Leicester seal Waghorn loan deal
06 Aug 09 |  Leicester


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