Wright talks up European hopes
Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has insisted defender Wes Morgan
is not for sale.
The 29-year-old centre-back has been linked with a return to
former club Nottingham Forest, but Pearson says he is going
But he told BBC Radio Leicester: “Wes is not a player I have any
intention of selling, so it doesn’t matter whether there has been a
bid or not.
“There may have been, but it doesn’t matter; it will have been
Morgan spent 10 years with Forest before joining Leicester last
Wright was in his native Belfast on Thursday night to watch
Rosenborg come from behind to beat Cruasders 2-1 in the first leg
of the first qualifying round.
Jordan Owens gave the hosts a shock lead and they put the
Norwegian side under pressure throughout.
Wright, who will watch Rosenborg take on Lillestrom on Sunday,
told his club’s official website: “Crusaders played very well and
were unlucky not to get a draw.
“That said, Rosenborg rested five players who I feel would
probably be termed as normally being in their starting eleven and I
think I will get a better feel for them when I see them again on
“Rosenborg are a strong, powerful team and a different
proposition from Eskisehirspor last season.
“I actually think the Turks were better technically but there is
no doubting Rosenborg’s quality.
“However, I’ve come away with the feeling that we can go into
the tie with confidence.”