Robinson predicts Rodgers U-turn on Tottenham job amid big development
Paul Robinson has tipped Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers to U-turn on taking over at Tottenham at the end of the season.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the former White Hart Lane number one claimed the 48-year-old “cannot turn down Spurs” as they are a “massive global superpower”.
However, Football Insider understands Rodgers is not looking to leave Leicester this year and, barring a shock U-turn, has been ruled out of the vacant position.
The Northern Irishman guided the Foxes to FA Cup glory on Saturday – his first major trophy in English football.
Robinson is adamant there is still hope for the London club in their pursuit of the Rodgers.
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“Regardless of the FA Cup or whether Leicester are in the Champions League, I think Rodgers would be tempted to come to Spurs at the end of the season,” he told Football Insider.
“Spurs are a bigger club than Leicester.
“Yes, Leicester have performed better than them this season but the history, the stature, the infrastructure and the finances of Spurs are greater. Tottenham are a massive global superpower.
“Rodgers can sit in his press conferences and say he is not interested but if Spurs come and test the water in the summer I think his answer will be a little bit different. You cannot turn Spurs down for the opportunity that it gives you.”