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Leicester City appointed former Celtic boss as Manager: Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers has been designated Leicester City’s new manager in the wake of relinquishing his profession at Celtic.

The Northern Irishman has marked an agreement until June 2022 and succeeds Claude Puel, who was sacked on Sunday following 16 months in control.

It denotes a Premier League return for Rodgers, who recently overseen Liverpool and Swansea City.

“I’ll give my life to make the supporters pleased with their club,” Rodgers said.

He viewed from the stands as the Foxes beat Brighton 2-1 on Tuesday and addressed the players in the changing room after the diversion.

Including that he was “advantaged and regarded” to take on the job, Rodgers stated: “Together, we’ll be more grounded and I’m anticipating working with the players, staff and supporters to make the correct strides forward.”

Previous Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and Celtic protector Kolo Toure additionally joins Leicester as a first-group mentor, having filled in as an individual from Rodgers’ reserved alcove staff at Celtic.

While at Liverpool, Rodgers nearly won the Premier League title in 2013-14 preceding he was sacked in October 2015.

He at that point assumed control at Celtic in May 2016 and won each of the seven local trophies accessible, most as of late driving them to the Scottish League Cup in December.

Amid his more than two years in Scotland, he likewise qualified twice for the Champions League amass arrange and broke the 100-year-old British unbeaten residential record with a 69-amusement unbeaten run.

Rodgers has additionally overseen Watford and Reading and was named the LMA Manager of the Year in 2014.

“I’m totally pleased to convey a manager of Brendan’s bore to Leicester City, said club bad habit executive Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha.

“I anticipate seeing what he, our capable, youthful squad and our committed, gifted group of staff can accomplish together.

Rodgers will be Leicester’s fourth lasting manager in 23 months after Puel, Craig Shakespeare and 2015-16 Premier League-winning manager Claudio Ranieri were altogether sacked.

Saturday’s 4-1 rout by Crystal Palace implied Leicester had lost four back to back home Premier League amusements out of the blue since January 2000.

They have yielded the primary objective in 19 Premier League coordinates this season – more than some other side.

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