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Rodgers admits possible Leicester contract extension on the cards

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers appears keen on keeping Christian Fuchs at the club and the Foxes hierarchy are contemplating offering the Austrian a new contract, reports the Daily Mail.

The 33-year-old is out of contract at the King Power Stadium at the end of the season and the defender is considering leaving in the summer in order to be reunited with his family who are leaving in the United States.

Fuchs, who was a part of the Leicester Premier League winning team in 2016, has been used sparingly by Rodgers this season and has made just 14 appearances this campaign but the Foxes manager appears keen on keeping him at the club.

“I think he’s really enjoying his football this year,” said Rodgers.

“He’s trained so well. He’s always been clear on his role.

“Christian is the type where clarity really helps him. He knows where he’s at and when I need him he’s always ready.

“We will see how things go over the following months.”

Wes Morgan and Marc Albrighton, another two veterans of the 2016 title-winning side, are also bit-part players under Rodgers but are still very much a part of the manager’s plans.

Leicester, currently sitting third in the Premier League, look on course for qualifying for next season’s Champions League and have a nine-point gap between themselves and Manchester United in fifth place.

The Foxes have not won in their last three games with their last league victory coming in a 4-1 win over West Ham United on January 22.

Rodgers’ men travel to face bottom of the league Norwich City on Friday night hoping to end their barren run and keep up the pressure for the runners-up spot.

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