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Tuesday Ticker: Leicester appoints Rodgers, Kepa fined for substitution fiasco, and more

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Brendan Rodgers has helped Celtic to domestic dominance since he took over the club in 2016. The former Liverpool boss helped the Hoops to two domestic trebles during his time at Celtic Park but now is returning to the English Premier League.

Leicester City appointed Rodgers as their new first team manager on Tuesday, ending recent speculation on whether the Northern Irelander would move back to England. (REPORT)

Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has been fined a week’s wages after refusing to be substituted off in Sunday’s EFL Cup finals loss. (REPORT)

With Brendan Rodgers leaving Glasgow, Celtic has appointed former manager Neil Lennon on an interim-basis for the remainder of the season. (REPORT)

Jurgen Klopp admitted Roberto Firmino could be available for Liverpool on Wednesday after going successful ankle surgery. (REPORT)

Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari played down any negative talk about Gareth Bale’s focus ahead of El Clasico. (REPORT)

Mauricio Pochettino has accepted his charge from the English FA and apologizes to referee Mike Dean for his postmatch comments last Saturday. (REPORT)

The FA will also begin an investigation regarding Manchester City’s signing of Jadon Sancho from Watford back in 2015. (REPORT)

Manchester United’s recent injury crisis now sees the club down 10 players heading into a midweek clash against Crystal Palace. (REPORT)

Sergio Ramos has been charged with ‘deliberate booking’ after receiving a yellow card on purpose against Ajax in the Champions League. (REPORT)

MONDAY REWIND

LAFC and Toronto FC added players ahead of Saturday’s season opening weekend of MLS. (READ)

The Portland Timbers will seek a quick return to MLS Cup after losing in the 2018 Final. (READ)

Minnesota United are hoping year three in MLS brings success after back-to-back struggling seasons. (READ)

The New York Red Bulls are in zero rush to finding a third Designated Player. (READ)

Real Madrid’s date with Barcelona in the Copa Del Rey headlines a busy week of European action. (READ)

Gboly Ariyibi scored his first goal for Motherwell while John Brooks shined for Wolfsburg. (READ)

Gregg Berhalter feels John Brooks has a lot of potential after watching him in action last Saturday. (READ)

The Chicago Fire saw a key figure in Bastian Schweinsteiger return for 2019. (READ)

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  1. Kepla needsto be put in head lock ? for that selfish move. We collected all the infinity stones and have two American forwards at Werder Bremen

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