Vardy: City win was the turning point

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy believes his side's 3-1 win at Manchester City in February motivated them to push even harder toward winning the Premier League title.

The Foxes travelled to Etihad Stadium on the back of a devastating 2-1 loss to Arsenal, and many expected them to drop more points against City.

Vardy is confident that Claudio Ranieri's side can repeat those performances next season, pointing to the big-money spenders in the Premier League, who unsuccessfully tried to dethrone them throughout the campaign.

"No one gave us a chance of winning that day and we dominated them in their own back yard," Vardy told Sky Sports.

"We have to wait and see until next season if we can do it again. We'll just do exactly what we've been doing.

"The money was already in those teams. We've turned up and played well, we've played better than them, so why can't it happen again?

"Everyone expected us to get relegated this season. We might have won the league but [coach Claudio Ranieri] will just want us to improve.

"If that's not good enough to win the title again then so be it."

The England international was also happy Ranieri did not make too many changes after taking over from Nigel Pearson in pre-season.

"Obviously Nigel brought together most of the squad but one thing Claudio said when he came in was that he'd seen us when we had that run [that kept Leicester in the Premier League] last season," Vardy added.

"So he said he didn't want to change much. He just changed little details in training and how we looked at the opposition."