Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has dismissed widespread reports linking him with the dugout at Old Trafford. Rodgers debunked those Manchester United rumours during his latest press conference on Thursday ahead of the Premier League clash with leaders Chelsea. Rodgers and Leicester City play hosts to the Blues with the hope of claiming the win that would put spanner in the works of their title challenge.

During the abovementioned press conference, Brendan Rodgers denied that he has been approached by the Manchester United hierarchy to replace the embattled Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their manager. The former Liverpool, Swansea City and Watford manager was quick to praise Solskjaer whom he described as a good manager. Rodgers lauded the job that the Norwegian has done at Old Trafford since he was appointed into his role as manager. Solskjaer is under pressure to keep his job after a run of one win in the last six Premier League games.

Rodgers is not the only name linked with the Manchester United job in recent weeks. Apart from the Leicester City manager, the likes of ex-Real Madrid player and manager Zinedine Zidane, Tottenham Hotspur boss Antonio Conte, Ralf Rangnick, Paris Saint Germain (PSG) manager Mauricio Pochettino and Ajax Amsterdam boss Erik Ten Hag have all been linked with the Old Trafford dugout.

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has done a very good job at the King Power Stadium since his appointment during the 2018/19 season. In his first full season with the Foxes, he almost led them back into the Champions League before they missed out on the final day of the season. Leicester City also missed out on Champions League football on the final day of his second full season in charge, but they managed to win the FA Cup title thanks to the 1-0 win over Chelsea. Belgian international YouriTielemans scored the only goal of the game with a long range shot to win the game for the Foxes and hand them a first FA Cup title in their history.Hosts Leicester City will face Chelsea for the first time since that FA Cup triumph last season.

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