Both Leicester and Leipzig are in the midst of one of the greatest seasons in their history.
Despite a recent wobble, The Foxes are all-but certain to qualify for the Champions League for just the second time. Nouveau-riche Leipzig, meanwhile, have rather bigger ambitions. They are just a point behind Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga table as it stands with Timo Werner, Marcel Sabitzer and co playing the best football of their career.
Nagelsmann’s usually free-flowing side produced a stirring defensive display to restrict Bayern to a goalless draw on Sunday with the former Hoffenheim coach, who is still just 32, once again reminding the watching world of his ability to elevate a group of players beyond all expectation.
According to The Independent, such a tactical mind has caught the eye of Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea. Leicester, it seems, are also big fans of a man who saved Hoffenheim from relegation when he was just 28.
The 2016 Premier League champions are not looking for a new manager any time soon, however, with Brendan Rodgers signing a new five-and-a-half year deal, worth an eye-watering £8 million-a-season, as recently as December (The Mail).
But Rodgers is not a man immune to wanderlust. Just ask Celtic supporters. And, should one of Europe’s giant clubs come calling, the ambitious Irishman might just have his head turned.
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