Leicester confirm appointment of Rodgers as manager

Leicester confirm appointment of Rodgers as manager
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Europa League - Celtic Press Conference - Celtic Park, Glasgow, Britain - February 13, 2019 Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers during the press conference Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith Copyright Lee Smith(Reuters)
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LONDON (Reuters) - Leicester City appointed Brendan Rodgers as their new manager with the 46-year-old signing a deal to June 2022, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

"I'm very privileged and honoured to be here as Leicester City manager and I'll give my life to make the supporters proud of their club," Rodgers said.

"Together, we'll be stronger and I'm looking forward to working with the players, staff and supporters to make the right steps forward."

(Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by)

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