After a genetic knee condition ended his playing

## ## team staff as Brendan Rodgers key men get new deals

Leicester City assistant Chris Davies, manager Brendan Rodgers, and first team coach Kolo Toure during a friendly against Cambridge (Image: Plumb Images/Leicester City via Getty Images)Sign up to FREE email alerts from LeicestershireLive Weekday Leicester City FCSubscribeWhen you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeBrendan Rodgers key staff will be offered contracts to match the length of the Leicester City boss new deal.Rodgers penned a lucrative new five and a half year deal at the King Power Stadium last week, ending any speculation that he would be filling the vacancy at Arsenal.It is understood that assistant manager Chris Davies, first team coach Kolo Toure, and first team fitness coach Glen Driscoll, the three staff members that followed Rodgers from Celtic, will also receive fresh terms that take tie them down to 2025.They are three members of a strong backroom team at City.Rodgers has support in every facet of the game, from coaching and scouting to health and fitness.Here, we take a look at City’s first team staff.Brendan Rodgers First team manager(Image: Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)Let’s start with the man himself. After a genetic knee condition ended his playing career before it had truly begun, Rodgers turned to coaching, rising the ranks at Reading before building his reputation as Chelsea’s head youth coach.His management career took him from Watford to Reading to a star making stint at Swansea. That earned him the big move to Liverpool and almost the Premier League trophy.Silverware was clinched at Celtic, Rodgers winning seven straight domestic trophies in Scotland before joining City, where he has galvanised the squad and fans as the club pushes to break into the elite again.Chris Davies Assistant managerAssistant manager Chris Davies on the pitch before Leicester City clash with Watford, Brendan Rodgers first game in charge(Image: Plumb Images/Leicester City via Getty Images)Rodgers’ trusted right hand man is actually in his second spell at City. While studying for a degree in sport and exercise science at Loughborough University between 2005 and 2007, Davies worked as a youth coach at Belvoir Drive.First meeting Rodgers at Reading, Davies has been the Northern Irishman’s number two at Swansea, Liverpool, Celtic and now Leicester, and was handed media duties earlier this season.Kolo Toure First team coach(Image: Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)Sadler has coached around the country, taking roles at Newcastle, Norwich, Plymouth and Manchester City before joining Leicester as a tactical analyst following the club’s promotion to the Premier League.

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