Brendan Rodgers is one of four managers to be shortlisted as a contender to replace Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte at the end of the season.

The Express report that the treble-winning Hoops boss is a serious contender for the job, with the Italian widely expected to leave Stamford Bridge just a year after lifting the Premier League.

Rodgers worked in Chelsea’s academy set-up during Jose Mourinho’s first stint at the club.

The former Liverpool and Swansea City boss has earned plaudits for his ability to develop young players.

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During his time at Celtic, he has broken record after record and looks set to win back-to-back domestic trebles with the Hoops.

In his first season in charge in Scotland, his Celtic side went unbeaten through the entire domestic campaign.

Following his success in Scotland, he has often been linked with a move back to the Premier League.

Rodgers has been touted as a possible replacement for Arsene Wenger, who is being tipped to step down at the Emirates over the summer.