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Leicester Coach Rodgers Denies Arsenal Links


Mahmoud Al Assal

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 20:08 GMT

Leicester City coach Brendan Rodgers has confirmed his commitment to his current English Premier League side, saying on Monday, December 2nd that he had "no need to look elsewhere" after being consistently linked with the vacant Arsenal manager's job.

The 46-year-old tactician has been reportedly linked as one of the candidates to replace Arsenal’s sacked Unai Emery at Emirates, but Rodgers reiterated his commitment to the Foxes.

Rodgers only joined the 2016 English Premier League champions Leicester City from Scottish champions Celtic in February 2019.

"I have a contract here until 2022 and thus far, and I know managers are losing their jobs, but the club haven't indicated to me that they're going to sack me," said Rodgers.

"I think they're pretty happy with how we're working," he added.

Leicester are enjoying a good season as they are second in the Premier League table with 32 points, eight points behind leaders Liverpool, after six straight league wins.

The Northern Irish coach expressed his happiness with Leicester, confirming he has no need to look elsewhere.

“I think logic would tell you -- and I know that sometimes in your world it's not always logical, there's gossip and speculation -- but why would I want to leave Leicester City at this moment in time?" Rodgers stated.

Rodgers confirmed that he is working with a young group of players with so much potential who want to improve and develop.

Leicester will face bottom club Watford on Wednesday, December 4th in the 15th week of the English Premier League.