A former Liverpool boss, Brendan Rodgers, has been announced as the new manager of Super Eagles stars, Ndidi and Iheanacho at Leicester City.
Rodgers’ appointment, which was confirmed on Tuesday night, sees him replace Frenchman, Claude Puel, who was sacked at the weekend following a run of six defeat, which include four consecutive home losses.
“Leicester City Football Club is delighted to confirm the appointment of [Brendan] Rodgers as its new First Team Manager,” the club said in a statement on their official website.
The 46-year-old, who is delighted to join the Foxes, has since put pen to paper on a three-year contract which would see him be at the club until the summer of 2022.
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“I’m delighted to be named manager of this fantastic club, hopefully with my experiences and the talent in our squad, we can be successful together,” Rodgers said.
The former Liverpool and Swansea boss joins the club from Scottish champions, Celtic, where he spent two and half years, winning seven domestic titles, including two Scottish Premier League crowns.
Also speaking on the appointment, Vice Chairman of the club, Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, said; “I’m delighted to bring Rodgers’ calibre of manager to Leicester, and I look forward to seeing what he, our talented young squad and dedicated skilled staff can achieve together.”
The Northern Irishman arrives the King Power stadium boasting an impressive resume following spells at Liverpool, Swansea and two other English sides, Reading and Chelsea, where he worked with the academies.
Rogers will be assisted by Chris Davies; First Team Fitness Coach, Glen Driscoll; and Ivory Coast legend, First Team Coach, Kolo Touré.
He is expected to watch Ndidi, Iheanacho and their team mates at the Amex stadium, where they battle Brighton & Hove Albion in the PL.