Brendan Rodgers has reiterated his need to stay as Leicester Metropolis mentor amid continued hyperlinks with the vacant managerial put up at Arsenal.
Since Unai Emery was sacked by the Gunners final week, Rodgers has persistently been linked with the job on the north London membership regardless of affirming his dedication to the Foxes on a number of events.
Following Sunday’s dramatic English Premier League victory in opposition to Everton, the Northern Irishman confirmed he has a launch clause in his contract at Leicester, which runs till 2022, prompting the hypothesis to accentuate.
Requested once more about stories linking him to the Arsenal job on Monday, the previous Liverpool coach gave the clearest indication but that he would stay at Leicester.
“I am staying at Leicester. I am not (in Arsenal), I’ve mentioned that,” Rodgers mentioned at his pre-match press convention forward of Wednesday night time’s Premier League match at residence to Watford.
“What I’ll say is I’ve a contract right here and so far, and I do know managers are shedding their jobs, the membership have not indicated to me that they will sack me, so I believe they’re fairly pleased with how we’re working.
“And I’m very comfortable, so I’ve no must look elsewhere. And I believe logic would inform you – and I do know that typically in your world it isn’t at all times logical this gossip and hypothesis – however why would I need to depart Leicester Metropolis at this second in time?
“I respect there’ll at all times be this hypothesis round jobs, however for me, I repeat, I am comfortable right here, very comfortable, and have nice relations with all of the individuals and I really feel I need to proceed with that. Take from that what you need.”
Rodgers left Celtic to take over at Leicester in February and after presiding over a ninth-placed end final season he has seen his group win 10 of their 14 Premier League matches this marketing campaign because the Foxes sit second within the desk.