Brendan Rodgers 'very happy' at Leicester amid Arsenal interest

Morgan Schneiderlin passed a late fitness test after he picked up a knock but is not named in the starting XI

"I've been very fortunate in my career to work with some brilliant clubs and some great institutions".

Rodgers was also questioned about his managerial ambitions and said he can still achieve what he wants to achieve with Leicester City.

The Foxes went into the clash in excellent form, and with their opponents flattering to deceive, the home side were expected to pick up another comfortable win, as they look to cling onto the coattails of Liverpool at the top of the Premier League table. "We have more work to do and I am excited about that".

"OK, I moved after almost three years at Celtic and people may look at me thinking: 'Right, because a club like Arsenal, with the great institution and size, and all of that ...' But it's all about happiness and I couldn't be happier here".

They have been linked with a host of potential successors to Emery, with Leicester City boss Rodgers being suggested in some quarters as a contender.

He added: "I think he'll be disappointed he never got the Chelsea job, he'll have got one eye on what's happening at Manchester United".

The 46-year-old insisted that his focus remains fully on Leicester after Sunday's 2-1 win over Everton, although he did appear to reveal he has a £14m release clause in an interview with Sky Sports.

"I have a contract here until 2022 and thus far, and I know managers are losing their jobs, but the club haven't indicated to me that they're going to sack me", said Rodgers. Whether it was right or wrong, he got a lot of criticism from Celtic supporters for moving on before he finished the season, it was a tough decision for him because this job was the job everyone wanted, managers who couldn't get a top-six job. My focus is very much with Leicester because I made a change eight or nine months ago, and I've been so happy since I came here. "Take from that what you want".

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