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Rodgers ‘would walk down to London’ for Tottenham job


Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers “would walk down to London” if he was provided the Tottenham job, in accordance to former England goalkeeper Paul Robinson.

Mourinho was relieved of his duties on Monday after their 2-2 draw in opposition to Everton on Friday noticed their hopes of ending within the high 4 turn out to be extra unlikely.

Rodgers is presently second favorite with the bookies to land the job in north London with RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann presently favorite.

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And Robinson reckons Rodgers would leap on the alternative to handle Spurs regardless of Leicester being increased within the desk and successful a Premier League title as lately as 2015.

Robinson advised Football Insider: “Quite a lot of managers would walk down to London in the event that they have been provided the Spurs job and I believe Rodgers is considered one of them.

“Tottenham are a much bigger membership than Leicester. You look the place they’re within the league and Leicester followers would argue in a different way. But while you have a look at the stadium and the squad at Spurs…

“Yes, Leicester have gained the Premier League however they don’t have the stature and the historical past of Spurs. There is not any comparability.

“If Brendan Rodgers will get provided the job I’m certain he would take it. Leicester and Tottenham, there isn’t any competitors.”

Tottenham have the Carabao Cup closing in opposition to Manchester City on Sunday however first they face Southampton on Wednesday.

And Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl believes the sacking of Mourinho now makes the prospect of going through Spurs even more durable.

Hasenhuttl advised reporters forward of the match: “We don’t have a very long time to put together for the sport, and it makes it much more tough now.

“It’s much more tough as a result of on the weekend they’ve an enormous closing, however we’ve to deal with it and focus on us.

“It adjustments every part. Because every part you usually inform your gamers, what they’ve to anticipate, from someday to the following, is just not there any extra.

“We have a couple of hours to focus for this and we are going to attempt to discover a group which is match sufficient to compete in opposition to them.”