sport news Brendan Rodgers WOULD leave Leicester for Arsenal 'in a heartbeat': Richard Keys

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'He left me with absolutely no doubt that Arsenal's was the job he coveted': Richard Keys claims Brendan Rodgers WOULD leave Leicester to replace Unai Emery 'in a heartbeat' after Gunners made him their No 1 choice Sportsmail revealed on Friday that Brendan Rodgers was Arsenal's top choice Club are weighing up replacements for Unai Emery after sacking him last week Richard Keys claims that Rodgers would jump at the chance to join the Gunners The presenter says Rodgers revealed that it was his dream job during a taxi ride The former Liverpool boss has got Leicester challenging for the Premier League

By Joe Strange for MailOnline

Published: 14:43 GMT, 2 December 2019 | Updated: 14:59 GMT, 2 December 2019

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Brendan Rodgers would have no hesitation in leaving title-chasing Leicester to take charge of Arsenal immediately, beIN SPORTS presenter Richard Keys has claimed. 

Sportsmail revealed on Friday evening that Rodgers, who has led the Foxes to second place in the Premier League, is an early front-runner to replace Unai Emery at the Emirates Stadium.  

Rodgers' willingness to leave high-flying Leicester after just nine months at the helm has been questioned in some quarters, but Keys says that the former Liverpool boss has always viewed the Arsenal hotseat as his dream job.

Arsenal have made Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers their No 1 pick to replace Unai Emery

Arsenal have made Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers their No 1 pick to replace Unai Emery 

beIN SPORTS presenter Richard Keys claims Rodgers would jump at the chance to join Arsenal

beIN SPORTS presenter Richard Keys claims Rodgers would jump at the chance to join Arsenal

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.

Writing in his personal blog, former Sky Sports presenter Keys said: '[Mikel] Arteta would be more

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