LEICESTER MANAGER SEARCH: ROY HODGSON DISCUSSIONS ON PREMIER LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

Premier League champions Leicester have held casual talks for previous England supervisor Roy Hodgson around him turning into their new manager.

However, it will be possibility the 69-year-old might have been recently you quit offering on that one possibility nomination spoken will in the look to Claudio Ranieri’s reinstatement.

Also acting boss Craig Shakespeare could stay in charge until the end of the season if results continue to improve.

Ranieri was sacked on 23 February, nine months then afterward winning those title.

The Italian withdrew for the Foxes just particular case purpose over the transfer zone.

Shakespeare’s initial match concerning illustration overseer director brought about a 3-1 triumph again Liverpool with respect to monday.

Defender Danny Simpson said Shakespeare is a “top coach and a top guy”.

He said: “He has kept it simple and told us what he wanted to do, which was simple and basic, and we’ve done that so let’s hope we can carry it on for him.”

Hodgson has been out of work since resigning as England coach after they lost to Iceland at Euro 2016.

But his former goalkeeping coach Dean Kiely says Hodgson should be a leading contender for the Leicester job and the public perception of the veteran manager is “totally wrong”.

Kiely, who worked under him at West Brom, said: “I can see why he’s on anyone’s shortlist.”

Hodgson, who has been managing for more than 40 years, guided Fulham to the Europa League final in 2010 and had spells in charge of Liverpool and West Brom before he got the England job in 2012.

He took the Three Lions to the quarter-finals at Euro 2012, but two years later they were eliminated at the group stage of a World Cup for the first time since 1958.

Hodgson’s team won all 10 matches in qualifying for Euro 2016 but he quit after a 2-1 defeat by Iceland in the last 16 left him with a record of three victories from 11 games in major tournaments.

Source: http://www.bbc.com

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