Aston Villa and Wolverhampton Wanderers have expressed an interest in signing Boubakary Soumare.
Rodgers says 'uncharacteristic mistakes' cost Leicester in their 4-2 home defeat at the hands of Newcastle.
"It's a Catch-22 with James - he needs the games to get up to full speed, but they are also important games for us."
Rodgers takes his Leicester team to Old Trafford on Wednesday May 12 and could face plenty of protesting fans.
Leicester City are "leading the race" to sign Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumaré.
Brendan Rodgers was left 'frustrated' and 'disappointed' as Leicester dropped points to 10-man Southampton.
Three wins from Leicester's final five games would see Brendan Rodgers and co qualify for the Champions League.
Leicester paid more for Liverpool's third-choice keeper than they forked out for Brendan and his team...
"When Liverpool were going for the title, when we see Liverpool at their best under Klopp, this is what we were seeing."
Brendan Rodgers has praised Kelechi Iheanacho for his work rate and threat in the 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace.
"Every coach and manager, if you are at the top, bottom or middle, you fight for your life."
Brendan Rodgers 'angered' Tottenham a while ago with some incredibly incendiary (or rather vanilla) comments.
Support Rodgers enjoys at Foxes will make leaving the King Power difficult, says Palace boss.
"This group will sometimes lose games but they are so honest and they want to be better."
Brendan Rodgers is in contention for the Tottenham job but says he 'doesn't think about gossip'.
Rodgers is currently second favourite with the bookies to land the job in north London.
“I said to them last year after the semi-final loss that failure is an actual real integral part of succeeding."
That has seen them turn their attentions to a German boss...
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has backed Jamie Vardy to find his goalscoring…
Rodgers: “It’s great news for us. Clearly he’s not 100 per cent match fit but in terms of his football fitness he looks great."
"We said we wanted to win titles, even though we may not be the most fashionable club out there."
"I think the team is another year down the line. We need to work with that hunger and intensity but we are very competitive."
Maddison could miss this month’s World Cup qualifiers against San Marino, Albania and Poland with a hip injury.
Rodgers has confirmed that three Leicester first-team players have returned to fitness ahead of this weekend.
Rodgers: "He works so hard and has scored some very important goals for us this season, and in particular of late.”
"I thought once we got going in the second half we looked like the team that could win."
Barnes was stretchered off on Sunday as Leicester lost 3-1 to Arsenal...
Rodgers put out a strong team against Slavia Prague but the Foxes were unable to score.
RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann is also admired by the Tottenham Hotspur board...
England international James Maddison needed hip surgery in the summer.
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