Brendan Rodgers has one major reservation about accepting ‘dream’ Arsenal job

first_img Comment Arsenal are looking for a permanent replacement for Unai Emery (Picture: Getty)So while the Daily Star say Rodgers would ‘love’ to secure a move to Arsenal, it is claimed the Northern Irishman is undecided whether he can justify leaving Leicester.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTRodgers was asking about the speculation linking him with Arsenal after Emery’s departure and said: ‘It’s natural that there are links.‘If you are doing okay people want to take you away from something you enjoy. If you’re not, it doesn’t matter.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘There’s always a number of names. We’re at the beginning of something here. My relationship with the people here and the players is very strong.‘We think we are starting something exciting. Arsenal is a fantastic club. One of the greats in this country.‘If the people at Arsenal have moved Unai on, I’m sure they have an idea of who they want to bring in. Advertisement Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers views Arsenal as his ‘dream’ job (Picture: Getty)Brendan Rodgers regards Arsenal as his ‘dream’ job but is unsure whether to leave the exciting project he has started at Leicester City, according to reports.Former Celtic and Liverpool manager Rodgers has emerged as one of the top candidates to take over at Arsenal following Unai Emery’s sacking.But Rodgers has established Leicester as a genuine force in the Premier League – the Foxes can move back above defending champions Manchester City into second on Sunday – in less than 12 months at the King Power Stadium. Jose Mourinho: Unai Emery sacking is ‘sad news’To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 3:41FullscreenJose Mourinho: Unai Emery sacking is ‘sad news’https://metro.co.uk/video/jose-mourinho-unai-emery-sacking-sad-news-2059914/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘There’s disappointment whenever a coach loses his job. Unai has proved himself over a number of years. I have sympathy for him.’Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas, meanwhile, believes both the Gunners and Manchester United should be looking to move for Rodgers.He said: ‘Mauricio Pochettino is floating everyone’s boat, but if you look at the real situation of how it has developed, then Rodgers is a better fit for both of those teams than Pochettino is, because he knows how to win trophies.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘He won nine domestic titles at Celtic and it might be a lot easier there but he knows how to do it.‘It is not a case of being insecure, Rodgers has his beliefs and strengths and goes and does it. I would be amazed if Manchester United were not interested in him.’Arsenal face Norwich City on Sunday and will be managed by club legend and interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg.MORE: Emmanuel Petit wants Patrick Vieira to be next Arsenal managerMORE: Freddie Ljungberg reveals how his Arsenal side will differ to Unai Emery’scenter_img Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 30 Nov 2019 11:34 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link102Shares Brendan Rodgers has one major reservation about accepting ‘dream’ Arsenal joblast_img read more