Leicester City Appoint Brendan Rodgers As New Manager

Leicester City have appointed as Brendan Rodgers as their new manager with the Northern Irishman signing a contract that will keep him with ‘The Foxes‘ until 2022.

Rodgers who had been at Celtic since 2016 after a three-year spell leading Liverpool, including a runners-up finish in the Premier League in 2014 will take charge with the team who are currently placed 12th in the table, with eight points clear of the relegation zone.

“I’m very privileged and honoured to be here as Leicester City manager and I’ll give my life to make the supporters proud of their club,”

“Together, we’ll be stronger and I’m looking forward to working with the players, staff and supporters to make the right steps forward.”

The 46 year old was in attendance in Leicester City’s 2-1 win over Brighton but will take charge of his first game against Watford on Sunday.