Brendan Rodgers faced Leicester City legend Gary Lineker ahead of the FA Cup quarter-finals against Leicester City.

Leicester City Premier League winner Danny Simpson is expected to make a move in the coming days Complete Bristol City, which means he will team up with former Foxes boss Nigel Pearson.

The 34-year-old was a free agent while on trial in Sheffield on Wednesday last week before Owls boss Darren Moore declared he was not for us.

Simpson was in Huddersfield last season before returning to King Power to play for Leicester’s U-23 year olds as he tried to improve his fitness before sealing a move.

And a permanent free referral seems to be in sight, there the Daily Mail reports the right-back will move to Bristol City subject to EFL clearance.

Brendan Rodgers has said that he is keen to improve Leicester City one more time before next season.

The Foxes are on their way to Champions League qualification after returning in style and have picked up seven points out of a possible nine since their home defeat by Arsenal last month.

The 48-year-old Rodgers spoke to Gary Lineker about the Match of the Day with Gary Lineker last week ahead of tomorrow’s round of 16 of the FA Cup against Manchester United.

Here’s what was said when Rodgers opened up Leicester’s recruitment policy, Jamie Vardy’s influence, and winning the FA Cup that season to atone for Lineker’s heartbreak after losing to Manchester City in 1969.

LINEKER: Ha! It was another incredible season with Leicester. in excellent shape in the league and in the quarterfinals of the FA Cup. You must be amazed …

RODGERS: Given the proximity of the games, it was a unique season. The players were absolutely brilliant at the way they handled it. It just shows you the attitude towards training. We had a number of injuries to key players, but we were able to adapt and play different systems. You did brilliantly.

LINEKER: Your recruiting team did a great job, Brendan. Overall, they must be delighted with the purchases and the way the players made and carried them out …

RODGERS: We’re always looking for a specific profile. We understand that for a £ 50, 60, 70 million player we’re not going to be in the market, Gary. But we are in a market where we can certainly involve players and develop them in the environment we have here. But of course they have to have the qualities that we have here in order to play the football style we want.

LINEKER: The development of the young players was particularly good. It’s obviously a shame Justin and Barnes are injured – and so is Maddison. But here, too, there is a real mix of experience …

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers is considered a “top choice” to replace the pressured Jose Mourinho at Tottenham Hotspur if the Portuguese leaves in the summer .

Rodgers was linked with Spurs last month – and since her form has not improved much under Mourinho since then, speculation about the manager has re-emerged.

Tottenham were knocked out of the Europa League by Dinamo Zagreb this week and are currently eighth in the Premier League table.

According to 90 minutes, Mourinho could have disappeared at the end of the season “apart from one sudden Boom in form and wealth “.

Marcus Rashford, Edinson Cavani and Anthony Martial doubt that Manchester United will face Leicester City in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on Sunday.

The team of hosts Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at King Power Stadium after they went to the fifth round against Brighton and Hove Albion had competed.

Brendan Rodgers will have to make at least one change for the tie after Ricardo Pereira strained his hamstring against Sheffield United last weekend while United have some concerns.

Rashford had to be replaced at halftime when United beat AC Milan in the Europa League on Thursday, while Cavani missed eight of their last nine games with a muscle injury.

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