Brendan Rodgers 'targeting reuinon with Callum McGregor' at Leicester

Leicester City ‘targeting deal for Callum McGregor with Brendan Rodgers ready to raid former club Celtic for the all-action midfielder’

  • Brendan Rodgers will reportedly seek a reunion with Celtic’s Callum McGregor
  • The Leicester boss worked with McGregor at the Hoops and is a big fan of his
  • Rodgers previously wanted to bring midfielder to King Power and will try again 

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is reportedly ready to raid former his former club Celtic by targeting a deal for midfielder Callum McGregor.

Rodgers worked with the all-action midfielder whilst manager of the Glasgow club between 2016 and 2019.

And the Sun report the Northern Irishman is still a big fan of McGregor and will look to bring him to Leicester as the Foxes look to spend this summer to bolster their squad.

Leicester City have been linked with with a move for Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor

McGregor, 27, is signed to a long-term contract after committing in 2019 amid reported interest from Rodgers, indicating he wanted to be part of future success at the Hoops.

But Celtic look set for a rebuild in the summer after seeing their bid for a tenth successful Scottish Premiership title snatched away from Rangers this season. 

The report indicates this will see Rodgers have another go at signing the Scotland international. 

McGregor (left) worked with Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers (right) whilst in charge of Celtic

The 27-year-old is a key man for Celtic but the club have had a disappointing season

McGregor has been a key player for Celtic since his debut in 2013, scoring 53 times and registering 63 assists in 320 appearances for the club.

He also has 29 international caps and will be a key player for Scotland at the European Championships this summer. 

He would be a useful addition to an impressive midfield that already boasts the likes of James Maddison, Wilfried Ndidi and Youri Tielemans. 

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