Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has reportedly narrowed down his next assignment, but it isn’t in Europe.
Former Liverpool FC manager Brendan Rodgers has traveled to the Middle East in order to discuss a possible managerial job in a cash rich Qatari club. Since being sacked, Rodgers has been out of work and was planning to take a break from the game to overcome his disappointment, but the lucrative offer has tempted the North Irishman to ponder a possible move to the Qatar.
Both parties have tried to keep the talks about a possible deal under wraps, but it’s understood that the Qatar club are willing to pay in excess of £3million per year and that has forced Rodgers to rethink his position.
The 42-year-old wouldn’t be first former EPL manager to move to Qatar, as he would follow the footsteps of Michael Laudrup, who joined Qatar Stars League side Lekhwiya, after being sacked by Swansea City FC and won a league and cup double.
Rodgers, who also had managed Swansea City earlier, had been offered roles as a pundit but had declined them to overcome his disappointment.
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