Speaking after the appointment ,
“I’m very privileged and honored to be here as Leicester City manager and I’ll give my life to make the supporters proud of their club. Together, we’ll be stronger and I’m looking forward to working with the players, staff and supporters to make the right steps forward.”
“I’m delighted to be named manager of this fantastic football club. At Leicester City, the foundations are in place for us to grow and achieve many things. Hopefully my experiences and the talent of the players in our squad we can be successful together.
Rodgers was the head coach of Celtic in Scottish league. At his time of departure Celtic are 8 points ahead of the table with 63 points.
Leicester City were crowned Premier league champions in 2016 under Claudio Ranieri who was dismissed in the following season.