“I spoke to Andy a few weeks ago," Rodgers said. "I have known Andy since he was 15 and his time at Chelsea. He has been a great servant here for many years.
"Over the course of the summer I said if I didn't feel he was going to be a part of the squad I wanted to tell him as early as I could.
“Him going to Rangers I wasn't aware of. It was something that all happened very quickly for us."