Brendan Rodgers: Leicester City appoint former Celtic boss as manager

Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers offers been hired Leicester City’s fresh supervisor after departing his work in Celtic.

The North Irishman provides signed an agreement until June 2022 and succeeds Claude Puel, who had been sacked in Weekend after 16 months in charge.

This marks a Premier League come back to get Rodgers, who also previously handled Liverpool and Swansea City.

“I’ll provide my existence to produce the followers happy with their golf club, Rodgers stated.

He viewed from the sticks as the Foxes defeat Brighton 2-1 about Tuesday and spoke to the players in the changing space following the game.

Adding that he was “privileged and honored” to consider upon the part, Rodgers mentioned: “Together, we’ll become more powerful and I’m searching ahead to operating with all the players, personnel and fans to help to make the correct actions transfer.”

Neil Lennon eliminates Rodgers for Celtic while temporary manager until the end of the time of year.

Former Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City, and Celtic defender Kolo Toure also ties Leicester like a first-team trainer, having worked as a part of Rodgers’ backroom staff in Celtic.

While at Liverpool, Rodgers nearly received the Premier League name in 2013-14 prior to he was sacked in Oct 2015.

Then he took over in Celtic in May 2016 and was your winner almost all eight home trophies obtainable, lately leading these to the Scottish League Cup in December.

During his two and a fifty percent years found in Scotland, this individual also certified two times intended for the Champions League group stage and out of cash the 100-year-old British unbeaten home record having a 69-game unbeaten operate.