Brendan Rodgers returns to Celtic to exchange Ange Postecoglou


Brendan Rodgers has secured a return to Celtic, 4½ years after leaving the Scottish champions in the course of the season to take cost of English membership Leicester Metropolis.

The appointment of Rodgers was introduced on Monday amid some misgivings from Celtic followers on the means he left in February 2019 – simply when the workforce was on track to win the Scottish title.

Rodgers has been out of labor since being fired by Leicester on April 2, forward of the Foxes relegation from the Premier League on the finish of Might.

He gained the FA Cup with Leicester and likewise guided the membership into Europe after two fifth-place finishes.

In a three-year deal, Rodgers replaces Australian coach Ange Postecoglou, who left to take over at Tottenham after successful the Scottish league-Scottish Cup-Scottish League Cup treble final season.

Rodgers gained the identical treble in his first two seasons with Celtic – 2016-17 and 2017-18 – and the workforce had gained the League Cup in his third season earlier than he determined to go away for Leicester.

“I’m actually delighted to return to Celtic and I’m massively excited by this nice alternative,” Rodgers mentioned.

“Once I was given the privilege of being requested to hitch the membership once more, it was a quite simple determination for me and my household.

“Now we have loved some nice occasions at Celtic earlier than and this can be my purpose once more, to ship good soccer, guarantee now we have a workforce all of us love to observe and finally carry extra success to our followers.”

-with Reuters