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12:45  07 march  2019
12:45  07 march  2019 Source:   readsport.co

Rodgers focused on Celtic amid Leicester links

Rodgers focused on Celtic amid Leicester links Despite suggestions he is the subject of interest from Leicester City, Brendan Rodgers is focused on the job at hand with Celtic.

LEICESTER will back Brendan Rodgers with a bumper transfer-kitty. The Foxes boss, 46, is expected get up to £200million over his three-year And starting this summer the ex-Liverpool boss is ready to target the likes of £40million striker Callum Wilson in the rebuilding process after Claude Puel’s reign.

Leicester have agreed a deal in principle to appoint Brendan Rodgers as manager immediately, Sportsmail can Foxes have been keen on appointing the former Liverpool boss since Christmas. Leicester view Rodgers as a dynamic appointment who can galvanise a talented squad and bring

Rodgers appointment at Leicester puts Wilson move to Foxes in doubt © Nathan Stirk/Getty Images Sport Derby County v Nottingham Forest - Sky Bet Championship

Leicester’s interest in Liverpool’s Harry Wilson could be cooled after the appointment of Brendan Rodgers, according to Goal.com.

Wilson, who is currently on loan at Championship side Derby County, is set to move somewhere in the Premier League on loan next season, with the Reds looking for the Welsh international to get some top-flight experience.

However, the appointment of former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers at Leicester City could scupper any potential move to the King Power Stadium.

Rodgers appointment at Leicester puts Wilson move to Foxes in doubt © Nathan Stirk/Getty Images Sport Nathan Stirk/Getty Images Sport

The Foxes had held talks with Liverpool over a potential move before Claude Puel was sacked as Foxes boss, but with Rodgers at the helm, any deal might be off the table.

Rodgers focused on Celtic amid Leicester links

Rodgers focused on Celtic amid Leicester links Despite suggestions he is the subject of interest from the Foxes, the Hoops manager insists he is focused on the job at hand

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Liverpool are unlikely to trust Rodgers with young players after the new Leicester boss’ time at Celtic.

Rodgers took Charley Musonda on loan from Chelsea, but only played him four times during his spell at Celtic Park, which is reportedly an important case for Liverpool’s distrust of their former boss.

Wilson is still set to join another Premier League side on loan, despite Liverpool believing they could get around £20 million for the winger if they were to sell him over the summer.

Leicester paid £9 million compensation fee to appoint Rodgers.
Leicester City paid over £9 million to appoint Brendan Rodgers as their new manager, according to the Telegraph. The Foxes had to pay Celtic over £9 million to get their new man, with Rodgers having the clause in his contract that meant Leicester had to pay the fee to get him to move to the East Midlands. Rodgers signed a new deal with Celtic in April 2017 that inserted the clause, and meant that the former Premier League champions paid way more than the £4 million that Everton had to pay to appoint Marco Silva.

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