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Liverpool: Fans hope to see James Milner take on a coaching role when he retires

Liverpool: Fans hope to see James Milner take on a coaching role when he retires - Liverpool News

Fans are discussing the future of James Milner after he retires from his playing career.

According to the Daily Mail (relayed via @LFCTransferRoom), the midfielder has admitted he would ‘like to stay in the game’ once he hangs up his boots. Milner has revealed seeing the success Jurgen Klopp has spearheaded Liverpool to has inspired him to take on a managerial role.

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The 34-year-old first joined the Reds from Manchester City in 2015 (via BBC Sport). Milner signed on a free transfer and has become an integral part to Liverpool’s recent run of silverware. He has enjoyed operating as vice-captain to Jordan Henderson and guiding the team to their first Premier League title.

Fans are in agreement that Milner would make a good manager after he retires from a fruitful career, perhaps because he has already proven himself in a leadership role at the club. The midfielder has tallied 85 goals and 123 assists across his many years in the game (via Transfermarkt). One supporter has commented saying ‘I rate him better than Stevie G’ as a potential successor to Klopp. A lot of fans have been against the idea of Steven Gerrard coming in to take on a coaching role.

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