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A look at Brendan Rodgers’ career in pictures

Brendan Rodgers has left Celtic to take charge of Leicester following Claude Puel’s departure from the King Power Stadium.

The 46-year-old began his managerial career at Watford and, after a brief spell with Reading, made his name with Swansea and Liverpool before moving to Parkhead and enjoying great success in Scotland.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at Rodgers’ career in pictures.

Brendan Rodgers worked as reserve team manager at Chelsea before leaving for Watford in 2008

Brendan Rodgers worked as reserve team manager at Chelsea before leaving for Watford in 2008 (Rebecca Naden/PA)

Rodgers steered Watford out of the relegation zone during the 2008-09 season

Rodgers steered Watford out of the relegation zone during the 2008-09 season (Rebecca Naden/PA)

During his time in charge of Reading, the Northern Irishman enjoys a joke with then Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock

During his time in charge of Reading, the Northern Irishman enjoys a joke with then Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock (Anthony Devlin/PA)

Rodgers has his 'The Wolf of Wall Street' moment after guiding Swansea into the Championship play-off final

Rodgers has his ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ moment after guiding Swansea into the Championship play-off final (Nick Potts/PA)

He would then celebrate promotion to the top flight with the Swans following their Wembley victory over his former club Reading

He would then celebrate promotion to the top flight with the Swans following their Wembley victory over his former club Reading (Nick Potts/PA)

Rodgers steered Swansea to an 11th-placed finish in their first Premier League campaign

Rodgers steered Swansea to an 11th-placed finish in their first Premier League campaign (Nick Potts/PA)

Rodgers was hired as Liverpool manager, succeeding Kenny Dalglish, on a three-year contract in June 2012

Rodgers was hired as Liverpool manager, succeeding Kenny Dalglish, on a three-year contract in June 2012 (Barrington Coombs/PA)

Rodgers models one of Liverpool's more adventurous technical kits during a pre-season friendly against Preston

Rodgers during a pre-season friendly against Preston (Martin Rickett/PA)

Liverpool came close to winning the Premier League title under Rodgers but a 3-3 draw at Crystal Palace helped Manchester City overtake them

Liverpool came close to winning the Premier League title under Rodgers but a 3-3 draw at Crystal Palace helped Manchester City overtake them (Adam Davy/PA)

Liverpool fans display a banner of 'Boss' manager Rodgers in the stands at Anfield

Liverpool fans display a banner of Rodgers in the stands at Anfield (Peter Byrne/PA)

The tide turned against Rodgers towards the end of his time at Anfield

The tide turned against Rodgers towards the end of his time at Anfield (Peter Byrne/PA)

Rodgers was sacked by Liverpool just an hour after a Merseyside derby draw with Everton in October 2015

Rodgers was sacked by Liverpool just an hour after a Merseyside derby draw with Everton in October 2015 (Nigel French/PA)

Rodgers was unveiled at Celtic Park in May 2016

Rodgers was unveiled at Celtic Park in May 2016 (Danny Lawson/PA)

Rodgers quickly won the Hoops fans over as Celtic dominated the Scottish competitions under his supervision

Rodgers quickly won the Hoops fans over as Celtic dominated the Scottish competitions under his supervision (Jeff Holmes/PA)

Rodgers won two Scottish Premiership titles, two Scottish Cups and three Scottish League Cups during his time at Celtic

Rodgers won two Scottish Premiership titles, two Scottish Cups and three Scottish League Cups during his time at Celtic (Jeff Holmes/PA)