Former Celtic gaffer Rodgers signed defender Benkovic on loan from Leicester at the start of the season. The Croatian has impressed during his stint at Parkhead and there was hope among Celtic bosses that he could remain past this season. But Rodgers - who quit the Hoops for Premier League side Leicester last month - now wants the 21-year-old back under his wing. Celtic transfer news: Benkovic is expected back at Leicester in the summerCeltic transfer news: Rodgers left the Hoops for Leicester last monthBack in November Rodgers, when still Celtic manager, admitted he wanted to sign Benkovic permanently for the Parkhead club. “Filip is here on a loan period and Leicester have the opportunity to take him back in January," said Rodgers.
Source: Express March 19, 2019 22:30 UTC