Leicester City appoint Brendan Rodgers as Neil Lennon returns to Celtic

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  • Rodgers ‘honoured’ after signing contract until June 2022
  • Lennon appointed as Celtic manager on interim basis

Leicester City have appointed Brendan Rodgers as their new manager on a contract until June 2022, with Celtic confirming the return of Neil Lennon as the 46-year-old’s interim replacement. Leicester have also agreed to pay Celtic compensation of around £6m to secure Rodgers’ signature.

“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.”

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Written by Paul Doyle and Guardian sport
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