Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers believes a negative narrative is purposely being created around his star midfielder James Maddison.
Images were released of the Foxes’ No.10 in Dubai during the Premier League’s mid-season break, showing him drinking and partying in a nightclub.
Rodgers is happy for his players to enjoy their time off and thinks they should not be painted in such a negative light when they are doing nothing wrong.
"It's unfortunate," Rodgers told a press conference. "We're supposedly in this world where everyone 'cares'. Rubbish - the first thing they do is try to stitch you up.