PL title wouldn’t have stopped my sacking – Rodgers

first_imgLiverpool Winning Premier League wouldn’t have stopped my Liverpool sacking – Rodgers Goal 22:58 5/19/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Brendan Rodgers Celtic Getty Liverpool Celtic Premier League Premiership The Celtic boss feels there was nothing he could do to stop the Reds from firing him just over a year after he guided them to second place Brendan Rodgers is convinced that not even winning the Premier League title would have prevented Liverpool from sacking him in 2015.The 45-year-old was unable to deliver a trophy during his four years as the Reds manager, but came close to guiding them to league success in 2014.Liverpool were three points clear at the top of the table with three games to play before a 2-0 defeat to Chelsea – aided by Steven Gerrard’s famous slip – and then a 3-3 draw with Crystal Palace saw Manchester City overtake them. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now The Anfield side were forced to settle for a sixth-place finish in the league the following season and Rodgers was let go in October 2015 before joining Celtic.The Northern Irish manager does not believe things would have gone much differently, even if they had won a first top-flight crown since 1990.“I would still have been sacked for sure,” he told The Times.”You only need to look at the evidence all around. Not in modern football. Not in new football.”This little thing here (mobile phone) means the world has changed. No one wants to wait for anything.”At the end of that season I signed a four-year deal. I was going to be the one, the person to take the club on. Eighteen months later that’s it.” Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img

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