Brendan Rodgers has “no curiosity” in turning into the brand new supervisor of Tottenham, and believes Leicester has the potential to repeatedly problem for a spot in Europe.
Spurs are searching for a brand new everlasting supervisor after Jose Mourinho’s departure lower than per week earlier than their Carabao Cup ultimate with Manchester Metropolis.
Brendan Rodgers embraces Kelechi Iheanacho after Leicester’s victory over Crystal Palace Pool / Getty Pictures
Ryan Mason was appointed interim head coach following the resignation of the Portuguese tactician, with Mason ultimately turning into the youngest Premier League supervisor ever.
A complete host of names have already been thrown into the combination concerning who Spurs will indicate as their most important objective to take the reins, and 90 minutes solely reveals that Leicester boss Rodgers was at the highest of their shortlist.
Nonetheless, Sky Sports activities experiences that Rodgers has distanced himself from all such hypothesis, and that he has little interest in speaking to Tottenham about their vacancies.
Rodgers believes that Leicester has the potential to disrupt the ‘huge six’ apple cart and repeatedly qualify for Europe and due to this fact doesn’t need to be a part of a home rival.
The information leaves Spurs hierarchy, which can have to be regrouped now that Rodgers has assigned his future to the foxes, with the information of Julian Nagelsmann’s transfer to Bayern Munich one other blow.
Ajax boss Erik ten Hag has been named a attainable candidate for the job, together with Rangers Steven Gerrard and former Juventus boss Max Allegri.
Spurs’ checklist of suitors may perhaps be shortened in the event that they don’t qualify for the Champions League subsequent season.
Their disastrous exit from the Europa League by the hands of Dinamo Zagreb final month implies that their solely path to Champions League soccer is by way of the highest 4 within the Premier League.
Misplaced factors towards different European qualifiers Everton, Manchester United and Arsenal have left their hopes of high 4 targets hanging by a thread, they usually are actually 5 factors from the Champions League locations with solely 5 matches left.