Crouch is doing all he can to hold on to his career

Crouch has found starts hard to come by but in Hughes he has a manager who knows what it is like to play on as a striker into your late 30s.

“I think some managers feel that in the latter stages of your career you have to ease off and miss some training sessions but I found that wasn’t correct.

Crouch’s header pegged back Leicester for the second time after Xherdan Shaqiri had equalised in the first half.