Official: Former Liverpool Manager “Rodgers” made Leicester’s new manager

The previous Liverpool manager has been named as the Foxes’ new manager, leaving his post at the Scottish victors

Leicester City have affirmed the arrangement of Brendan Rodgers as their new manager on a deal until June 2022.

The Foxes sacked Claude Puel on Sunday following a 4-1 home thrashing to Crystal Palace, with Rodgers and Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez touted as potential substitutions soon after.

Celtic declared on Tuesday that they had “very reluctantly” given Rodgers consent to make a trip to Leicester for talks and he has now fixed an arrival to the Premier League.

“I’m extremely favored and regarded to be here as Leicester City chief and I’ll give my life to make the supporters glad for their club,” Rodgers said.

“Together, we’ll be more grounded and I’m anticipating working with the players, staff and supporters to make the correct strides forward.”

The 46-year-old recently overseen Swansea City and Liverpool in the challenge, practically winning the title with the Reds in 2013-14.

He assumed responsibility for Liverpool in 2012 after a spell that saw him lead Swansea to advancement in 2011.

Rodgers at that point guaranteed seven noteworthy trophies amid his time at Celtic, leaving the Glasgow club on the very edge of a third back to back household treble.

“I’m totally pleased to convey a chief of Brendan’s gauge to Leicester City and I anticipate seeing what he, our gifted, youthful squad and our devoted, talented group of staff can accomplish together,” said Leicester City Vice Chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha.

“As activities, including the improvement of our new preparing ground and the proposed extension of King Power Stadium keep on coming to fruition, and as a youthful squad of extraordinary potential starts to develop, Brendan and his partners touch base at an energizing time for Leicester City.

“We’re proceeding to develop as a Club and I am foreseeing that Brendan’s training techniques, information and experience can upgrade our voyage.”

Rodgers will be in participation Leicester take on Brighton at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday and will assume responsibility for the club out of the blue for Sunday’s match at Watford.

His first home match will come the week after when the Foxes have Fulham as the club presently sits twelfth in the Premier League.

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