Leicester City hold talks with Roy Hodgson to become Claudio Ranieri’s replacement Roy Hodgson. (Getty Images) Leicester City have held talks with Roy Hodgson over replacing Claudio Ranieri as manager, according to reports. The Daily Mail claims that the Premier League champions have moved quick to appoint the Italian’s successor and held secret negotiations with the former England boss in London last Friday. Leicester’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha is believed to favour Hodgson and is keen to bring in a manager with Premier League experience. The report claims that further talks will take place in the next few days as the 69-year-old is not completely convinced by the move to the Foxes. Hodgson’s England were dumped out of Euro 2016 by Iceland last summer. (AMA/Getty Images) Hodgson resigned as England boss immediately after the tournament. (AFP/Getty Images) Ranieri was sacked just nine months after winning the Premier League title. (Getty Images) However, Hodgson is believed to been keen on returning to management. Hodgson has been out of a job since he resigned as England boss just minutes after their shock exit at the hands of Iceland at Euro 2016. The 69-year-old’s last Premier League job was with West Brom in 2012 and he managed the guide the club to a 10th-placed finish before taking up his role with England.