Adrian Durham believes Brendan Rodgers may go away Leicester in the course of their title cost if Chelsea ask the Foxes boss to switch Frank Lampard.
Rodgers has guided Leicester into competition for the 2020/21 title and his facet simply overcame Lampard’s costly Blues on the King Energy on Tuesday night time.
The Foxes seem like staying on the high finish of the desk for the long term, however Rodgers’ personal plans for the long run have been known as into query.
Whereas Leicester and Chelsea are heading in markedly completely different instructions, Durham suggests Rodgers may leap ship for Stamford Bridge if supplied the job this season.
Rodgers famously left Celtic for Leicester in 2019 when the Scottish giants had been on the point of a historic treble-treble – and there’s a feeling the previous Liverpool supervisor desires one other crack on the established large six.
Lampard is underneath immense strain at Chelsea, with the membership languishing in eighth, and Rodgers, a former Blues coach, would absolutely be among the many high candidates for the job ought to it turn into vacant.
“I’m Brendan Rodgers, and with him being a coach there earlier than, he seems to be like an ideal match,” Durham stated on Drive.
“That’s not me attempting to get Frank Lampard out of a job, however Brendan Rodgers is an ideal match for Chelsea.
“When you think about he left Celtic once they had been on the point of a treble-treble, he received’t thoughts in any respect.
“If somebody says to him, ‘That is the wage we’ll give you, that is the switch funds, that is the ambition we’ve bought’.
“That’s the place Brendan Rodgers desires to be, in among the many elite. Will he obtain that at a sustainable stage at Leicester? Presumably, but it surely’s much less probably.”
However fellow talkSPORT host Simon Jordan suggests Leicester and Rodgers aren’t going away any time quickly.
“I feel they will [challenge for the title],” Jordan stated.
“I feel they’re higher than 95 per cent of the groups within the Premier League proper now.
“Brendan Rodgers is an excellent supervisor who’s learnt his commerce at Swansea and Liverpool and Celtic.
“He’s making use of all of the expertise and training that was already a sound base, to a facet that no one gave any credibility to in 2015/16 and there’s a definite chance that sections of the media and sections of the soccer world are falling into the identical entice once more.
“It is a actual problem; Leicester City are one of many sides that you’ll have to end above, categorically.
“Should you end above Leicester, you’ll win the Premier League. However Manchester City are those starting to hit their straps now.”