LEICESTER boss Brendan Rodgers has found a new home in the Cheshire ‘football belt’.
As we have revealed, Rodgers was looking for a posh address and have now landed a penthouse in Wilmslow – a shared postcode with some of the game’s top lights.
He faces a long way to the Foxes’ training ground, which will fuel speculation that his next ideal job would be in the Manchester area.
While the move was made for family reasons, it would be helpful if a future role was that of one of the local giants.
As Liverpool boss, Klopp lived in Formby – the latter renting the house to his successor Jurgen Klopp before he sold it.
Meanwhile, Two foxes The boss has admitted he had to be ‘hard’ to his players as he bid to turn around a stuttering season.
Defend the champion Leicester knocked out of FA Cup by Championship Nottingham Forest last week and had dropped to 12th in the Premier League ahead of the game against West Ham.
Rodgers told Sky Sports: “It’s probably the first time I’ve had to be this strict honestly.
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“Sometimes you have to be tough. The reality is that this season we have conceded too many goals.
“The urgency in our game is not where we want it to be.
“As a team, we didn’t defend well enough.
“I’ve always been honest with the players and I told them from the start.
“I won’t tell them something in six months’ time that I can tell them now.
“A lot of the time, you’ll hold back and maybe think before you think of something a few days later but I felt at that point I needed to say what I was told.
“From day one, the players knew what I wanted when I was with them and I took care of them, helping them develop their game.
“Most of them have evolved in terms of living conditions, better contracts, because of what we can do.
“If that level goes down and the performance level goes down, as a leader you have to tell them.”
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https://www.the-sun.com/sport/4675671/brendan-rodgers-man-utd-leicester-house-wilmslow/ Brendan Rodgers hints at taking a job at Man Utd as Leicester boss goes house hunting in Wilmslow, 13 miles from Old Trafford