Leicester City announce Bredan Rodgers appointment

Leicester City have announced the appointment of Brendan Rodgers as their new head coach and will succeed Claude Puel as the Foxes boss.

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The former Liverpool and now Celtic manager said he was delighted with joining the club and had been tempted for a new challenge after taking them as far as he could.

“It feels great, it’s obviously come very quickly and obviously, of course, over the last few days, but I know I’m joining a fantastic club that has grown so quickly over these last few years,” Rodgers told LCFC TV.

“I’m just delighted to be here. I think there was a number of reasons [why I joined]. I was certainly in no hurry to leave Celtic. Celtic is a club that’s a huge club worldwide, a renowned club, and I loved working with the players there.

“We were on a journey of great success over these last years but when the opportunity came to talk to Leicester and I was able to analyse it, it allowed me to think that I’d probably achieved and taken the club maybe at Celtic as far as I could at this moment.

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