Rumour Has It: Tottenham plot move to lure Leicester coach Rodgers

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers

Speculation is beginning to grow around the vacant Tottenham coaching position after Jose Mourinho’s exit last week.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is on the hunt as Spurs try to return to England’s top echelon.

Spurs appear set to miss out on Champions League football for the second straight season.

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Tottenham are planning a move to recruit Brendan Rodgers from Leicester City as their new head coach this off-season according to The Sun.

Levy is a long-time admirer of the former Liverpool coach although he reportedly needs to convince his fellow Spurs board executives after disparaging comments Rodgers made about the club years ago.

Rodgers has been in charge of Leicester since 2019 with the Foxes firmly in the hunt for a top four finish this term.

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– Borussia Monchengladbach forward Alassane Plea is being tracked by Premier League pair Arsenal and Manchester United claims the Mail.

Inter Milan are interested in outgoing Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, but Barcelona remain favourites to land him reports Tuttosport.

– The Sun reports Manchester United could make a surprise move for 35-year-old goalkeeper Tom Heaton who spent time with the club as a youngster and is currently back-up at Aston Villa.

– Ajax are ready to sell full-back Nicolas Tagliafico as his admirers circle, including Leeds United, Inter Milan and Manchester City according to the Mail.