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Spurs stunned by cash needed to ferry Rodgers away from Leicester

Tottenham have been turned off manager Brendan Rodgers by Leicester City's massive asking price.

The Sun says Spurs have been frightened off by the potential £70million  cost of landing Rodgers.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy was confident of finally getting his man, despite the Leicester chief publicly dismissing the prospect of succeeding the sacked Jose Mourinho.

But the Londoners have been unable to come up with a package that would get Rodgers, 48, out of the King Power.

The Northern Irishman earns up to £10m a season with the Foxes.

And Tottenham would need to offer a four-year contract of £12.5m a year, plus Leicester's expected compensation demands of £20m — a similar amount to what Bayern Munich are paying former

Spurs target RB Leipzig for Julian Nagelsmann.

The Carabao Cup runners-up would also have to shell out for the ex-Liverpool manager's backroom staff.

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