Tottenham said to sign ‘remarkable’ Brendan Rodgers who can ‘bring James Maddison with him’ after Leicester exit
Managerless Tottenham are set to pounce on Brendan Rodgers after he leaves Leicester.
That’s according to talkSPORT pundit and ex-Crystal Palace star Darren Ambrose who would like to see the Northern Irishman at Spurs.
Rodgers parted ways with the Foxes by mutual consent after a 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace extended their winless streak to seven games.
Leicester are in serious danger of ending their nine-year stay in the Premier League as they sit 19th in the table. They are, however, only a security point.
Meanwhile, in north London, Spurs are also without a manager, with Antonio Conte leaving after a sensational rant against his players and employers last time out against Southampton.
Rodgers, who previously came close to winning the Premier League title at Liverpool, won an FA Cup with the Foxes, as well as two hat-tricks at Celtic.
And for Spurs fan Ambrose, that’s not the only thing that qualifies him for the North London hot seat.
“I’m going to say now that I would take him from Spurs 100 per cent,” he said.
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“Of course [Julian] Nagelsmann would be my first choice, I’m sure he would be for a lot of fans.
“But Brendan Rodgers plays the type of football and the style that Spurs fans love.
“The work he did at Leicester was outstanding. It may be time for a new voice at Leicester, but bring [James] Maddison to Spurs with you and they will absolutely fly.
Spurs are currently believed to have a ten-man shortlist to replace Conte, while betting companies have Rodgers as third favorite behind Nagelsmann and Burnley’s Vincent Kompany.