Maddison could miss this month’s World Cup qualifiers against San Marino, Albania and Poland with a hip injury.
Rodgers has confirmed that three Leicester first-team players have returned to fitness ahead of this weekend.
Rodgers: "He works so hard and has scored some very important goals for us this season, and in particular of late.”
"I thought once we got going in the second half we looked like the team that could win."
Barnes was stretchered off on Sunday as Leicester lost 3-1 to Arsenal...
Rodgers put out a strong team against Slavia Prague but the Foxes were unable to score.
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England international James Maddison needed hip surgery in the summer.
"Our energy was good and the quality of our football was excellent. Some of our attacking play was very good."
Arsenal have developed a taste for chopping and changing their entire first-team squad. Same again this summer?
Liverpool look broken and Klopp can hardly be blamed. Leicester were not brilliant but nor did they ever need to be.
Rodgers' side moved up to second in the Premier League table with an impressive win against Liverpool.
As well as Rodgers has done at Leicester, he is yet to land a blow on his Liverpool successor. It's now or never.
Luis Suarez left Liverpool after the 2014 World Cup to move to Catalan giants Barcelona.
Brendan Rodgers: "But I thought he was outstanding with his defensive qualities. Hamza was there to support as well"
"Their defending and us not making the final pass meant it didn't work for us. But the players worked hard."
Jamie Vardy has scored 13 goals for the Foxes this season...
Nathaniel Chalobah and Maitland-Niles have been linked with moves to Leicester on deadline day.
The 2-0 loss on December 16 is their only reverse in the last 12 matches in all competitions.
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Leicester moved to the top of the Premier League with an impressive 2-0 win over Chelsea on Tuesday.
However, it seems unlikely that Brendan Rodgers would be the man to replace Lampard.
Vardy has scored 13 times in 19 games this season despite a hip problem.
The England international joined Liverpool from Sunderland in 2011 for a deal reported to be worth £20m.
Rodgers made seven changes made to the team which drew 2-2 with Manchester United on Boxing Day.
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers believes the race for the title could go down to the wire.
“He doesn’t need many touches. He trains every day. He looks after his body. He’s super professional.”
Maddison's brace in the victory over Brighton has Leicester boss Rodgers purring over his "immense quality".
"He has been here a long time and hasn't maybe nailed down a place. A fresh start may be the course for him."
Leicester are currently in contract talks with defender Jonny Evans to extend his spell with the club.
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