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Leicester should look to lure Olivier Ntcham now Brendan Rodgers has arrived

Leicester should look to lure Olivier Ntcham now Brendan Rodgers has arrived

Leicester City are no longer searching for a new manager after parting company with Claude Puel at the weekend and moving for Brendan Rodgers.

Doubts were cast over the summer over Puel’s long-term future but the Frenchman was given the start of the season to defy expectations. However, the Foxes have struggled despite splashing out on the likes of James Maddison. With Leicester languishing in 12th place following a heavy defeat to Crystal Palace, the decision was made to look for a new boss.

Now in place at the King Power, the Northern Irishman is no stranger to the Premier League following spells with both Liverpool and Swansea.

Now Rodgers has taken the job, Leicester should look to sign Celtic maestro – Olivier Ntcham. Valued at just £3.6m by Transfermarkt, the Frenchman moved to the SPFL in the summer of 2017 after failing to make the grade at Manchester City. Ntcham instantly became a key member of the squad at Celtic Park and is enjoying one of his finest seasons to date.

The 23-year-old has been in fantastic form netting six goals and registering one assist for his team-mates. Ntcham is a complete midfielder who could operate in a number of roles in the Foxes engine room. After establishing himself as a regular for Celtic, he should have no problem adapting to life in England should Rodgers move to the King Power.

Despite signing a new contract in November, the allure of life in the Premier League could be too difficult to turn down. Capturing his signature in the summer could prove to be a wise decision.

Leicester fans, thoughts?

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