SPURS have actually been terrified off by the prospective ₤ 70million expense of landing Brendan Rodgers.
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy was positive of lastly getting his male, regardless of the Leicester chief publicly dismissing the prospect of succeeding the sacked Jose Mourinho.
But the Londoners have been not able to come up with a plan that would get Rodgers, 48, out of the King Power.
The Northern Irishman makes approximately ₤ 10m a season with the Foxes.
And Tottenham would require to offer a four-year agreement of ₤ 12.5 m a year, plus Leicester’s expected settlement demands of ₤ 20m– a similar total up to what Bayern Munich are paying former Spurs target RB Leipzig for Julian Nagelsmann.
The Carabao Cup runners-up would likewise have to pay out for the ex-Liverpool supervisor’s backroom personnel.
Rodgers– who was provided the Tottenham task by Levy in 2012 but rather went to Anfield– will now remain at the King Power.
He stated: “Tottenham is a terrific club but … I’m extremely happy here. I want to continue my work here.”
Spurs will now talk with Erik 10 Hag, 51, about taking over– but will just do so as soon as his Ajax side have sealed the Dutch title.
Rodgers, on the other hand, states red-hot striker Kelechi Iheanacho has finally silenced the moaners with his objective run.
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The Nigerian, 24, sustained a tough start at the Foxes following his ₤ 25m move from Manchester City in 2017.
However 12 objectives in 9 games have actually cemented 3rd spot and put Leicester into next month’s FA Cup final.
Ahead of tonight’s trip to Southampton, Rodgers said: “Kelechi’s gone through spells when there were groans and groans when he began.
” However I don’t think there’s any now. That’s a testament to Kelechi.”
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