Rodgers has a point to prove at Leicester City Tony

first_imgTony Cottee believes Brendan Rodgers returned to the English top flight to prove a point after verbally agreeing to become Leicester City boss.According to Sky sources, Rodgers ended a three-year spell at Celtic in which he won seven trophies including back-to-back domestic trebles to join the Foxes.The Northern Irishman was famous for mounting a serious title challenge as Liverpool boss but narrowly finished in second place. He was sacked in 2016 after a poor run of games.“He’ll come back with a point to prove,” former Leicester striker Cottee told Sky Sports News. “I thought he did a good job at Liverpool and I thought he was unfortunate to leave there.“He’s done well in Scotland but everyone will say it’s a lot easier up there. I think this is a real challenge for Brendan. He’ll come back full of beans and look forward to the challenge.“Leicester aren’t really in any trouble, they’re mid-table at the moment, so it’s a case of trying to work out what he wants for the rest of the season and then look to rebuild for next season.”Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.Leicester City Football Club is delighted to confirm the appointment of Brendan Rodgers as its new First Team Manager 📝#WelcomeBrendan— Leicester City (@LCFC) February 26, 2019Cottee reflected on Claude Puel’s tenure, which ended with a 4-1 home defeat to Crystal Palace on the weekend, claiming that the Frenchman was too defensive and did not get the best out of striker Jamie Vardy.“Jamie Vardy has seemed very unhappy over the last few weeks and months,” he added.“He’s their star striker; you have to play to his strengths.”last_img