Brendan Rodgers

Former Arsenal striker tips Rodgers to be Wenger’s replacement

Former Arsenal striker Kevin Campbell believes Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers would be a good appointment as Arsenal manager.

Current boss Arsene Wenger is set to end his 22 year association with the Gunners at the end of this season, and the clubs search for his replacement has been dominating the headlines recently.

“I wouldn’t turn my nose up at Brendan Rodgers. I know a lot of Arsenal fans wouldn’t want Rodgers in, but he has learned from his mistakes at Liverpool,” Campbell told Sky Sports.

“He has gone on to Celtic and done fantastic with them. Now he knows how to win. I don’t think he would be a bad appointment if he was brought in.”

Unlike the current frontrunners with the Bookmakers Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri and former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique, Rodgers does have experience of managing in the Premier League.

He impressed after winning promotion to the top flight with Swansea in 2011 and enjoyed plenty of plaudits for his teams slick passing style, which earned him a move to Liverpool in the summer of 2012.

The Northern Irishman took the Anfield Faithful as close as they have ever come to winning the Premier League back in 2014 when the club finished second, although he would eventually be sacked by the Reds in 2015.

Since taking over at Scottish side Celtic Rodgers has rebuilt his reputation with his Hoops side on course to win a domestic treble for the second successive season.

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