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Rodgers: Man Utd need CL football more than Leicester

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Brendan Rodgers feels Manchester United are under greater pressure to qualifying for the Champions League than Leicester City.

In the earlier parts of the season, Leicester City not only looked a strong contender to secure Champions League football but also, for a while, on course to finish in second place.

Leicester were unable to keep their good form after the campaign’s return in June, winning just three of their eight league matches since then, and dropped below the top-four spot.

But all is not yet lost for them, as they head into the Premier League finale on Sunday to face Manchester United.

The match will be season-deciding one for the Foxes, but Brendan Rodgers is not too concerned bout the outcome as he feels his side have already done enough to call this a ‘good season.’

Rodgers said [via Goal]: “There is a difference where we want to be in the Champions League. But when you’re a club like Manchester United, there’s a need to be in the Champions League.

“We want to be in it. But if we fall short, it’s still been a really good season.

“We are playing one of the superpowers of world football with a chance to go above them and get into the Champions League. We have one last shot, and that tells you how well the players have done.”