December 11, 2019
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‘Happy’ Rodgers says he is keen to continue Leicester project

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Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has poured cold water on speculation of a potential mid-season switch to manager-less Arsenal, saying on Monday that he was happy in his job and had no need to look elsewhere for another one.

Soccer Football – Premier League – Brighton & Hove Albion v Leicester City – The American Express Community Stadium, Brighton, Britain – November 23, 2019 Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers celebrates after the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

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REUTERS: Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has poured cold water on speculation of a potential mid-season switch to manager-less Arsenal, saying on Monday that he was happy in his job and had no need to look elsewhere for another one.

British media has linked Rodgers with a move to the London club following Spaniard Unai Emery's sacking on Friday after Arsenal's worst run in more than a quarter of a century.

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Rodgers, who has transformed Leicester into credible title contenders this season since taking over the Foxes in February, fuelled the speculation after Sunday's 2-1 win over Everton by saying he had a release clause in his contract.

"I have a contract here until 2022," Rodgers told reporters ahead of Wednesday's match against bottom club Watford.

"I gave an honest answer about how all managers have some sort of clause in their contracts and suddenly that seems to have thrown a door wide open.

"Thus far I know managers are losing their jobs, the club have not indicated to me that tRead More – Source

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