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Leicester boss Rodgers: I wasn't expecting King to leave

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers admits Andy King's move to Rangers was a surprise.

Former Celtic boss Rodgers has paid tribute to King, who has left Leicester to join Rangers on loan.

“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."

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