Numerous fans in the Transfer Tavern have been laughing at Brendan Rodgers as he took the step to rule himself out of the running for the Arsenal job during an interview with TalkSPORT. The former Liverpool man guided Celtic to their fifth major honour in two years yesterday when they confirmed the Scottish Premiership title by beating Old Firm rivals, Rangers 5-0 at Parkhead.
EXCLUSIVE – Brendan Rodgers ends Arsenal speculation
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) 30 April 2018
Having ruled himself out of the Arsenal job that will be available in summer, a number of fans of different clubs all made the same jibe that Rodgers was never even being considered for the role. Talks are supposedly on-going between Arsenal and a number of different managerial candidates as the North Londoners look to find the right man to take over from Arsene Wenger this summer.
Brendan Rodgers’ name had been thrown into the hat when Wenger first announced the news, although his inclusion was met with frustration by Arsenal fans. The Gunners have linked with Mikel Arteta, Patrick Vieira, Carlo Ancelotti and Thomas Tuchel very heavily, with the majority of Arsenal fans believing that any of those four would be a better option than the 45-year-old Celtic gaffer.
You can read the fans’ responses to Rodgers ruling himself out here:
Sksksksksks the audacity of the man to rule himself out of a job he was never considered for
— Crash Bombacleet (@6lackDynamite) 30 April 2018
Someone who isn't being considered for the job has ruled themselves out.
— tomek_london (@tomek_london) April 30, 2018
In other words no premier league clubs have enquired about him
— Shandy Andy (@shandy_andy2) April 30, 2018
‘I’m happy at Celtic it’s a proper doss no teams are gonna challenge year in year out why would I want to leave?’
— Holmezy (@allancooper007) April 30, 2018
Oh no I’m absolutely gutted
— the patriot (@london54938) 30 April 2018
He said he is in the best job in football? I think he means the EASIEST job in football , I don’t want this man anywhere near Arsenal
— Jamie Bids (@jamiebids) April 30, 2018
Good decision bredan yoy haven't been chosen anyway
— H N (@hamadaNzeyimana) April 30, 2018
— The Moroccan Gooner (@chatty_chatoo) 30 April 2018
He had more chance of taking over from @AmberRuddHR
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