Brendan Rodgers: Arsenal make contact with Leicester City boss

Brendan Rodgers: Arsenal make contact with Leicester City boss

- Brendan Rodgers could be named as Arsenal next manager

- The Gunners are in search of a new manager after sacking Unai Emery last month

- They have now contacted the Foxes boss to step up their interest in the manager

Arsenal have reportedly stepped up their chase to lure Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers to Emirates Stadium.

The north Londoners fired their manager Unai Emery last month after about one and a half year in charge of the club.

Club legend Freddie Ljungberg took charge of the Gunners 2-2 draw at Carrow Road against Norwich City on Sunday.

But the club is still hoping to name a substantial manager in a matter of days as they are hoping to revive their chances of finishing among top four this season.

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Arsenal are currently eighth on the table with 19 points from 14 games and they welcome struggling Brighton and Hove Albion in their next league game.

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SunSport, however, reports that the Emirates Stadium outfit has made contact with the former Liverpool boss - he has been impressive since he took over the Foxes earlier this year.

The King Power Stadium against all odds is second on the table - three points ahead of Manchester City and eight behind Liverpool.

Meanwhile, when asked about his possibilities of joining the Gunners, he admitted that he has a clause that allows him join another club despite been contracted with his present outfit.

After that win over Everton, he said: "Listen, there are probably clauses in most managers' contracts.

"It's all hypothetical. We got a brilliant win. We came back very well. "I made a change eight, nine months ago. I feel so happy. We still have a lot of work to do.

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"I've been very fortunate to work with some brilliant clubs and great institutions. The ambition was to help the club to arrive in the top six."

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Leicester welcome Watford to the King Power Stadium in their midweek Premier League fixture as they hope to continue their impressive performances this campaign. earlier reported that Nigerian star Kelechi Iheanacho scored the winning goal that allowed Leicester City come from behind to beat Everton last weekend.

The Super Eagles forward who has been on exile from the national team for some time now cam in the second half and turned the game around.

First, he gave the assist that helped Jamie Vardy find the back of the net in the 68th minute before sealing the victory in the extra minutes of the meeting.

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