Neil Lennon is battling to convince Leicester’s owners he is high-profile enough to be their new boss.

Leicester’s Thai hierarchy are believed to want a big-name boss to replace Nigel Pearson.

They are keen on former Dutch national team coach Guus Hiddink, 68, but he is considering retirement.

Bolton boss Lennon, 44, remains keen on a switch to Premier League City, who he used to play for.