Brendan Rodgers confirms Leicester exit clause amid Arsenal speculation

first_img Comment Advertisement Brendan Rodgers confirms Leicester exit clause amid Arsenal speculation Leicester secured a dramatic win against Everton (Picture: AMA/Getty)‘I’ve been very fortunate in my career to work with some brilliant clubs and some great institutions. This was an ambition to come to here and to help the club arrive in the top six.‘For us, everything has been great since we worked together. We know there will be some bumps along the way. For me, my ambition at this very moment in time is to help this club.‘I’m very happy in doing that, there’s great, great potential here at Leicester City in order to push on in the next few years.’Should Brendan Rodgers leave Leicester for Arsenal?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Freddie Ljungberg explains why Nicolas Pepe was axed for Arsenal’s draw against Norwich CityMORE: Freddie Ljungberg insists Premier League top four is achievable for Arsenal after Norwich draw Emery was sacked (Picture: NurPhoto via Getty)Arsenal sacked Unai Emery earlier this week after a series of poor results and it was reported there’s a £14million exit clause in Rodgers’ contract should they want to poach the ex-Celtic boss.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTAnd Rodgers confirmed such a clause is in place.‘There probably is in most manager’s contracts,’ Rodgers said. ‘It’s all hypothetical, all these types of situations.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘I think for me in this moment we’ve had a brilliant win today, we came back really, really well. My focus is very much with Leicester.‘I made a change eight or nine months ago, I came into here and I’ve been so happy since I’ve come into here and I’ve been so happy to come into here to work with the players, we still have a lot of work to do.‘So like I said, most manager’s contracts will have something in that but my only concentration is Leicester.center_img Rodgers has been linked with a move to Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Brendan Rodgers admitted there is a clause in his contract that could allow him to join Arsenal, after being heavily linked with a move to the Emirates.The former Liverpool manager has worked wonders with Leicester City and a late winner from Kelechi Iheanacho against Everton saw them extend their winning run in the Premier League to six games.They are in second place behind league leaders Liverpool and Rodgers’ efforts have seen him linked with the vacant post in north London. Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSunday 1 Dec 2019 7:18 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link8.1kShareslast_img read more

First Steel Cut for UECC’s Next-Generation Battery Hybrid LNG Ship

first_imgThe first steel has been cut for United European Car Carriers’ (UECC) new battery hybrid LNG-powered vessel. The steel cutting ceremony for the pure car truck carrier (PCTC) was held at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai on January 8, 2020.“I have no doubt that this day (Jan 8) will be seen as a significant milestone in our UECC’s history by the generation of people which follow,” Glenn Edvardsen, UECC’s CEO said on the occasion.“I, therefore, feel specially privileged to … to witness the historic inauguration of the work on our first of the three LNG fuelled/battery hybrid solution vessels,” he added.“As the first dual-fuel + battery-powered hybrid ship in the world, the newly started 3,600 CEU PCTC can meet the requirements of the full range while truly achieving ultra-low emissions and it is so advanced that its speed, oil consummation and environment protection level has walked at the forefront of the world,” Huang Wenfei, President of Jiangnan Shipyard, explained.UECC, jointly owned by Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Wallenius Lines, ordered three next-generation PCTCs from China Ship Building Trading and Jiangnan Shipyard Group in 2019.The 169-meter-long newbuilds are scheduled to be delivered from July 2021 onwards.In late 2019, UECC unveiled it had secured green financing for the ship trio. Amounting to about USD 70 million, the financing was obtained from  Sweden’s Svenska SkeppsHypotek.last_img read more

Badiru, Dantata Are Future of Nigeria Polo, Says LPC President

first_imgPresident of the Lagos Polo Club, Ade Laoye has described the performances of Timi Badiru and Selim Dantata at the just-concluded Lagos International Polo Tournament as hugely-impressive submitting that both teenagers are future of the game in the country.Badiru, 14, and Selim, 11, made their debuts at the prestigious tournament reputed to be the highest-rated in West Africa and their total ratings at the 11-day double-phase polo extravaganza are above average.While Badiru featured for Lagos RCF, Selim played for Kano BUA and the club helmsman expressed delight at their performances. “That teenagers like Timi and Selim are already performing well at this stage, points to the fact that the future of the game in Lagos Polo Club is bright. They are the future of the game in Nigeria,” Laoye stated during the presentation of the Churchward Plate which he captained Lagos Ribadu while Badiru captained the Lagos Awolowo team.Meanwhile, Natalie Allan has said that she hopes to use the experience she got at this year’s tournament to guide her to win laurels at the club’s tournaments scheduled for later in the year.For the second year running, the minus-one handicap player rolled with the boys and played a huge part in her team winning their two preliminary round matches, although it was not enough as they missed out of the final on goals difference.“I’m excited to play again at this wonderful tournament. The experience is piling up and I know very soon I should be able to cap my outings with titles. The club tournaments are scheduled for late in the year and I should be able to use the experience I had playing with great players to guide my team to successes.The President’s Cup, the Captain Cup, Santa Gold Cup and X-Men Cup are some of the in-house events that the prestigious club will hold this year.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more