Brendan Rodgers 'not interested' in Newcastle United job

Brendan Rodgers has “no interest” in succeeding Steve Bruce at Newcastle United, according to a report.

Thursday, 14th October 2021, 6:00 am

The Leicester City manager is the 2/1 favourite with bookmakers to become the club’s next manager.

Bruce is set to lose his job following a £300million takeover of the winless Premier League club.

Rodgers, however, is not interested in succeeding Bruce, and is “fully committed” to Leicester, according to the Daily Telegraph.

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Newcastle’s new owners are set to make a decision on Bruce’s future ahead of Sunday’s home game against Tottenham Hotspur.

Steve Bruce and Brendan Rodgers at St James's Park last year.