'I'm getting back to my best after a tough year'
Martyn Waghorn said it was good to be back after a frustrating year for the Leicester City striker.
Last October the England under-21 international picked up what seemed a routine hamstring injury while on loan at Hull City.
However, it turned out to be more complex than first thought and Waghorn was out for nearly all of the season.
He made two appearances for City at the end of the last campaign, but has had to wait for his chance this season following the arrival of Jamie Vardy.
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However, the 22-year-old from South Shields has got his chance now and has started the last two games. Although he admits he should have scored in both the draw with Birmingham and Tuesday's home victory over Brighton, he said he will get back to his best with more games.
"It is good to be back playing and getting my chance," said Waghorn, who will be hoping he can keep his place in the side today when Crystal Palace visit the King Power Stadium.
"I had a tough year last year with injuries. I have come back and being on the bench is hard, but when the boys are doing so well you can't really complain.
"You have to work hard and wait for your chance.
"It was a niggly injury that I couldn't get rid of but, touch wood, it is all behind me and I can move on now, and there are good times ahead. I am back playing games and that is the main thing.
"The boys are on a role so it is great to be a part of that.
"I would have liked to have scored a goal but it will come. As long as I keep working hard and the boys keep winning, that is the main thing."
After such a lengthy spell on the sidelines, Waghorn admits it will take him more time to get fully up to speed, and for the goals to flow.
"It will take me a few games to get my rhythm back and then, hopefully, one of these chances will go in," he said.
"But I will keep working hard, keep trying and keep getting into those positions. Hopefully one will come soon.
"I do need to be playing. I haven't played a double header, Saturday and Tuesday, for a good year-and-a-half. It will take me a couple of games to find my feet.
"But I am getting there and I will take one of these chances."