Brendan Rodgers has already given his verdict on the Tottenham job amid fresh links on the back of Jose Mourinho’s departure.
Mourinho has been sacked after just 17 months in charge of Spurs, Daniel Levy confirming the decision this morning by saying: “Jose and his coaching staff have been with us through some of our most challenging times as a Club.
“Jose is a true professional who showed enormous resilience during the pandemic. On a personal level, I have enjoyed working with him and regret that things have not worked out as we both had envisaged.
“He will always be welcome here and we should like to thank him and his coaching staff for their contribution.”
But this is not the first time Rodgers has been linked, with the former Celtic and Liverpool tipped to take over before Mourinho was appointed as Mauricio Pochettino’s successor.
And after it reported last winter that Rodgers may have been approached, Rodgers made it pretty clear that he is happy where he is.
“There is nothing to talk about on it. The game is full of gossip and speculation,” he said in November. “The only thing I will say is I was very happy here at Leicester, I’ve literally just joined the club in February.
“Everything has been great since we’ve been in. We have a project here that we want to develop over the next number of years.
“That’s my sole focus, along with the team and the staff and the club here. In this game, what I’ve learned is that you’ll always be linked with jobs and speculation around other jobs, but what’s most important is the now, and I’m very happy here to develop and work with the club in order to help them improve.
“What happens in football now is that if you go through times when you’re doing well and you work well, everyone wants to take you away from that.
“I’m very happy in my professional life. I’m very happy in my life personally in Leicestershire, it’s a great place to live and work and we have created a real unity here at the club.
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“I came here with a responsibility to help Top (chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha), (chief executive) Susan Whelan, (director of football) Jon Rudkin and all the players and staff here, to help the club grow.
“In my time here that is what I’ll aim to do. How long that will be you can never tell but I am very happy to be here.”
And with Leicester City in third place, four places and six points ahead of Tottenham with a game in-hand, it’s unlikely that opinion has changed since November.