Brendan Rodgers has been confirmed as the new manager of Premier League club Leicester City.
Rodgers’ appointment was announced on the club’s official website on Tuesday night.
He takes over from French coach Claude Puel.
“Brendan, 46, has signed a deal with the Foxes to June 2022 and will be at King Power Stadium for Tuesday night’s Premier League visit of Brighton & Hove Albion. He will take charge of the squad for the first time ahead of Sunday’s trip to Watford.
“Joining the Club’s established team of First Team staff will be Assistant Manager, Chris Davies; First Team Fitness Coach, Glen Driscoll; and First Team Coach, Kolo Touré.
“Rodgers joins the Foxes after two and a half seasons with Scottish champions Celtic, during which time he guided the Parkhead club to an impressive seven domestic trophies – including two Scottish Premiership titles.
“The Northern Irishman arrives at King Power Stadium with an impressive reputation on both sides of the border, having also taken charge of Liverpool, Swansea City, Reading and Watford during his managerial career.
Speaking on his appointment, Rodgers said: “I’m very privileged and honoured to be here as Leicester City manager and I’ll give my life to make the supporters proud of their club.
“Together, we’ll be stronger and I’m looking forward to working with the players, staff and supporters to make the right steps forward.”