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Brendan Rodgers speaks on Youri Tielemans’ transfer talks with Arsenal

Brendan Rodgers speaks on Youri Tielemans’ transfer talks with Arsenal

Premier League
Brendan Rodgers has rubbished rumours linking Youri Tielemans with Arsenal, saying the midfielder remains ‘very happy’ at Leicester. Tielemans has only 18 months left on his current contract at the club and the Foxes have made little progress in their attempts to convince him to extend his stay. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Reports emerged this week that Arsenal have been alerted to the situation and Tielemans’ representatives have held talks over a possible move to the Emirates. Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to Man Utd over Ralf Rangnick Thomas Tuchel explains why he’s unhappy despite Chelsea win over Tottenham Arsenal hold talks with Tielemans’ agent at London Colney training base Tielemans is not expected to leave this January, but the ...
Brendan Rodgers’ stance on replacing Solskjaer at Man Utd

Brendan Rodgers’ stance on replacing Solskjaer at Man Utd

Premier League
Brendan Rodgers will not entertain the idea of leaving Leicester mid-season to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should the Manchester United boss be sacked. Solskjaer’s time at the club remains under huge scrutiny after their 2-0 defeat at home to rivals Manchester City last time out. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Red Devils currently sit sixth in the Premier League table, nine points behind leaders Chelsea, with sections of the fanbase calling for Solskjaer to be sacked. Kevin De Bruyne reveals Man City trained only for 10 minutes before beating Man Utd Chelsea legend Petr Cech makes Premier League title prediction Casemiro reveals where he ranks among best defensive midfielders amid Kante comparison United look set to stick with the former ...
Man Utd confident of landing Brendan Rodgers as Solskjaer replacement as contract clause emerges

Man Utd confident of landing Brendan Rodgers as Solskjaer replacement as contract clause emerges

Premier League
Manchester United’s board are confident they will be able to lure Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers to Old Trafford when they decide to sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, according to reports. United have endured a tough start to the new season and are already nine points adrift of Premier League leaders Chelsea after losing four of their first 11 matches of the campaign. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Pressure is currently mounting on Solskjaer as a result, though for now the club’s hierarchy are still backing the Norwegian manager to turn things around. Solskjaer waiting to be sacked after leaving Man Utd amid crisis Pogba makes Ronaldo demand in contract talks with Man Utd Xavi implements 10 strict rules at Barcelona – just like Lampard did at Ch...
Brendan Rodgers reveals how Leicester kept Cristiano Ronaldo quiet in win over Man Utd

Brendan Rodgers reveals how Leicester kept Cristiano Ronaldo quiet in win over Man Utd

Premier League
Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has praised his players for refusing to get caught up in the hype surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo during their win over Manchester United, with the opposition boasting ‘huge talent’ on the pitch. Mason Greenwood broke the deadlock with a sweet long-range strike but Youri Tielemans soon equalised and United were well beaten in the final 20 minutes at the King Power Stadium, with Soyuncu, Jamie Vardy and Patson Daka all getting on the scoresheet. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Marcus Rashford scored on his return to give United a glimmer of hope in the 82nd minute but Leicester were firm to consign Solskjaer's side to a fourth defeat in eight matches. Man Utd stars questioning Jadon Sancho transfer amid poor form Paul P...
Brendan Rodgers singles out ‘incredible’ Chelsea player after Leicester defeat

Brendan Rodgers singles out ‘incredible’ Chelsea player after Leicester defeat

Premier League
Brendan Rodgers has singled out Mason Mount for special praise after Leicester City’s 2-1 defeat to Chelsea on Tuesday evening. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Foxes, who beat the blues in the FA Cup final at Wembley last week Saturday, suffered a huge blow in their hopes to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League after they lost to Tuchel's side. Antonio Rudiger and Jorginho had given Chelsea a two-goal lead in the second half before Kelechi Iheanacho pulled a goal back for Leicester. Rodgers, meanwhile, was keen to pay tribute to Mount’s outstanding campaign for Chelsea after Leicester’s defeat at Stamford Bridge and said the player is ‘an incredible footballer’. ‘We’re coming up against a team who are in the Champions League final,’ sai...
Rodgers questions Liverpool “narrative” after Leicester are beaten

Rodgers questions Liverpool “narrative” after Leicester are beaten

Premier League
Brendan Rodgers has questioned the effect of Liverpool’s current injury crisis after conceding his Leicester City team were deservedly beaten by Jurgen Klopp's side. Liverpool moved joint-top of the Premier League with a remarkable 3-0 victory over the Foxes on Sunday evening. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A Jonny Evans own goal, Diogo Jota’s eighth goal of the season and a Roberto Firmino header was enough to see the Reds make a club-record 64th successive home league match unbeaten. Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Trent Alexander-Arnold are out injured for Liverpool, But former Reds manager Rodgers believes Jurgen Klopp could still call upon a quality defense. “Everybody spoke about Liverpool’s injuries,” he said. “I don’t go with that narrative. I ...
‘I could hardly walk’ – Leicester manager Rodgers confirms he had coronavirus

‘I could hardly walk’ – Leicester manager Rodgers confirms he had coronavirus

Premier League
Leicester City head coach Brendan Rodgers says he has made a full recovery after contracting coronavirus shortly after the Premier League campaign was suspended. The Leicester boss revealed in March three Leicester players showed symptoms of Covid-19 and were isolating as a precautionary measure. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Leicester's 4-0 victory against Aston Villa on March 9 was the final Premier League game to be played before the lockdown. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has previously discussed his struggle with the virus, and Rodgers has likened the symptoms to climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, which he climbed for charity while he was the coach of Swansea in 2011. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); "Me and my wife had it j...
Brendan Rodgers confirms Leicester players showing signs of coronavirus

Brendan Rodgers confirms Leicester players showing signs of coronavirus

Premier League
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has revealed that “a few players” in his squad have shown “symptoms and signs” of the trending coronavirus. As a result, the club have made sure that the players concerned are taking in a period of self-isolation. They have been kept away from the rest of the first-team, in an effort to prevent the virus from spreading, but it remains to be seen what view the authorities will take on the situation at the club. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As things stand, Leicester’s game against Watford on Saturday will take place as planned. Leicester manager Rodgers believes all regulations have been adhered to, telling reporters: “We've had a few players that have shown symptoms and signs (of coronavirus). (adsb...
Rodgers responds to Chelsea’s interest in signing Ben Chilwell

Rodgers responds to Chelsea’s interest in signing Ben Chilwell

Premier League, Transfer Info
Chelsea have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Ben Chilwell as Brendan Rodgers is adamant that no player will be leaving Leicester City in the January transfer window. Chilwell is on Frank Lampard’s list of targets as Chelsea are now able to spend in the upcoming window after their transfer ban was overturned last week. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Chelsea are looking to strengthen their options at left-back and Chilwell has now established himself as one of the best in that position in the Premier League. But Rodgers insists Leicester City’s hierarchy are not looking to sell players next month. ‘There’ll be no-one leaving in January. Categorically,’ said Rodgers. ‘I’m sure if we speak, they will have the same message. (a...
REVEALED: Rodgers’ £10m salary makes him more highly paid than Klopp & Lampard

REVEALED: Rodgers’ £10m salary makes him more highly paid than Klopp & Lampard

Premier League
Brendan Rodgers' new contract has catapulted him up the list of the Premier League's highest paid managers. The Leicester boss had been linked with a move to Arsenal after the sack of the hapless Unai Emery. But the Northern Irishman quickly distanced himself with the move, before sealing his megabucks new deal. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The 46-year-old is believed to have doubled his previous salary at the club - taking from £5m-a-year to £10million. This means that only Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho are paid more than the Foxes manager as the former is the highest paid, earning £20million-a-year at Manchester City - that's around £384,000-a-week. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); While Mourinho is second, someh...
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