Manchester City 'see Brendan Rodgers as successor to Pep Guardiola'

Manchester City ‘line-up Brendan Rodgers as ideal successor to Pep Guardiola’ after steering Leicester above defending champions and into second in the Premier League

  • The Leicester boss has powered his side into second-place in the league
  • The champions are also considering Mikel Arteta and Mauricio Pochettino
  • Arsenal wanted Brendan Rodgers to replace Unai Emery but rejected them
  • The former Liverpool manager has made a huge impression on the City board

Manchester City see Brendan Rodgers as an ideal successor to manager Pep Guardiola according to The Sun. 

The Leicester boss has powered his side into second-place in the Premier League which has enhanced his reputation.

But the champions are also considering Mikel Arteta and Mauricio Pochettino to takeover once Guardiola steps down. 

Manchester City see Brendan Rodgers as an ideal successor to manager Pep Guardiola

Arsenal wanted Rodgers to replace Unai Emery but he instead signed a new contract with Leicester until 2025.

The former Liverpool manager has made a huge impression on the City board and like his style of football.

Guardiola’s contract ends in the summer of 2021 but City are already making efforts to find his successor.

Rodgers has enjoyed promotion to the Premier League with Swansea, suffered a 2014 title near-miss with Liverpool and won two Scottish league titles and five domestic cups with Celtic.

The Foxes manager still believes he can be a success at one of England’s major clubs despite being sacked by Liverpool in 2015.  

Guardiola’s contract ends in the summer of 2021 but City are already planning without him




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