EXCLUSIVE: Brendan Rodgers would REJECT any method from Newcastle’s Saudi-led house owners to grow to be their new supervisor as Leicester boss holds out for the Man Metropolis job in 18 months’ time
- Rodgers has been a part of the dialog amongst Newcastle’s new house owners
- But sources verify the Leicester boss can also be probably on a special shortlist
- Rodgers could be within the body to succeed Pep Guardiola at Man Metropolis in 2023
- Metropolis wished him on their teaching workers when Roberto Mancini was appointed
Sources have confirmed that the Leicester boss would characteristic on a shortlist to succeed Guardiola on the finish of subsequent season. He has admirers on the Etihad and was mentioned as a alternative for Roberto Mancini in 2013.
Rodgers’ identify has been a part of the dialog amongst Newcastle’s new house owners prior to now week, as have a number of others.
Brendan Rodgers (L) will resist curiosity from Newcastle as he’s additionally within the body at Man Metropolis
Leicester boss would characteristic on a shortlist to succeed Pep Guardiola on the finish of subsequent season
Nevertheless, there’s a feeling that making a transfer for a rival top-flight boss could be politically disruptive at this stage of their possession, regardless that some have stated he’s one of the best man for the function.
The Northern Irishman gained the FA Cup final season however is claimed to have one or two grumbles over choices at Leicester, particularly relating to recruitment. Sportsmail additionally understands his spouse is eager to return to the North West.
Metropolis are already occupied with the person to return in after Guardiola, who plans to depart when his contract expires in the summertime of 2023.
They’re acutely aware that the gamers will want both a big-name supervisor or an impressive coach to melt the blow of shedding the Spaniard. Rodgers, they imagine, covers the latter class.
Metropolis are already occupied with the person to return in after Guardiola, who plans to depart in 2023
Metropolis wished him on their teaching workers when Mancini was appointed in 2009. However the Italian insisted on David Platt, whereas Brian Kidd was added by the membership.
Rodgers will take heed to defending his status amid the Metropolis curiosity. Whereas it’s broadly accepted he has executed a superb job at Leicester, they’re at the moment thirteenth within the Premier League and juggling the calls for of home and European campaigns.
Newcastle are set to half firm with head coach Steve Bruce forward of Sunday’s dwelling recreation towards Tottenham, with assistant boss Graeme Jones being positioned in caretaker cost.