Celtic’s Brendan Rodgers closing in on Leicester City vacant position

26/02/2019 10:46 GMT

Celtic head coach Brendan Rodgers is closing in on the vacant position at Leicester City after the Scottish champions gave permission to have talks with the former premier league champions.

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Leicester City who sacked their head coach on Sunday following the 4-1 defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace after being under pressure for the majority of the season.

Rodgers who was close to winning the premier league with Liverpool and has been more successful with the Glasgow club sweeping all the trophies in the last two seasons and are top of the Scottish premier league.

A statement from Celtic read: “Celtic Football Club today confirmed that it has been approached by Leicester City FC to speak to Brendan Rodgers with regards to their current managerial vacancy.

“Brendan has indicated to the Club that this is an opportunity he wishes to investigate further and therefore, very reluctantly, the Club has granted him permission to speak to Leicester City.”

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