The new Arab owners of Newscatle United have immediately started consultations on building a great team, worthy of competing with the biggest clubs in England and beyond.
Important names of footballers have started circulating, as possible reinforcements, but first the leaders of “Magpies” must find the right person to lead the “stars” that will approach “St. James ’Park”.
One of the names circulating in the media is Brendan Rodgers, the current coach of Leicester City, but the Northern Irishman, according to the British media, does not intend to accept Newcastle’s offer.
Reason? The 48-year-old has other plans for the future. His goal is to take over the management of Manchester City, after the departure of Pep Guardiola. The Spaniard intends to stay at the helm of Citizens next season and fixed after 18 months his role is expected to be taken by Rodgers.
The current Leicester City manager is at the top of a shortlist of candidates to replace Guardiola. In the environment of “Sky Blue” he has many admirers, it has even been rumored to take over the leadership of this team after the departure of Roberto Mancini in 2013.
However, there are fears that the appointment of Rodgers as City manager would create a rift over the fact that he has led Liverpool rivals for three years.