Brendan Rodgers hints at Leicester stay, amid reports of Spurs interest
Spurs’ hopes of landing Brendan Rodgers as their new manager appears to have taken a blow, with the Leicester boss admitting he ‘absolutely loves it’ with the Foxes.
Leicester were beaten by Spurs this afternoon as Gareth Bale fired in two late goals to deny the Foxes a place in the Champions League.
Spurs, on the other hand, got the win to ensure they finished above Arsenal once again in the Premier League table. However, attention will now turn to who Daniel Levy appoints to take over from Jose Mourinho and interim boss, Ryan Mason.
But speaking after the game, Rodgers appeared to rule himself out of the running for the job.
“They should have no worries about myself. I absolutely love it here at Leicester City. I’m emotional about missing out today and it makes me want to be here even more,” Rodgers said. (via Alasdair Gold)
Rodgers is among a number of managers said to be in the frame for the job at Tottenham. After winning mutliple titles with Celtic, the former Liverpool boss has impressed immensely with Leicester.
TBR View: Spurs could face an anxious summer here, Rodgers will likely stay
In reality, Leicester and Rodgers have had a brilliant season. A trophy, and a fifth place finish is not to be sniffed at whatsoever.
Rodgers is building something with the club and there is always next season. Keeping star names such as Youri Tielemans will be vital, of course. But the Foxes can do it, and they can also add more quality this summer.
Spurs, it seems, will need to continue to look elsewhere.
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