In an exclusive interview with Football FanCast, Steve Howey, who made 99 appearances for Manchester City, believes Brendan Rodgers would not be a manager City would look at as a Pep Guardiola replacement.
Rodgers has proven his ability at every club he’s managed. He turned Swansea from a Championship side into Premier League regulars before taking Liverpool close to the title and winning seven trophies in two and a half years at Celtic.
However, it’s his current job at Leicester City which is getting rave reviews because of his he’s made them regular top four contenders as well as bringing in great players such as Youri Tielemans, Anthony Castagne and Wesley Fofana.
Speaking on how Rodgers would not be someone the champions to be would look to appoint, Howey told FFC:
“It all depends on what the hierarchy at Manchester City wants to do, but probably not for me.
“It isn’t because he’s not a very good manager because he is, and he has had success everywhere he has been.”
The 48-year-old has been tipped to be one of the candidates to succeed Guardiola at the Etihad when he eventually does depart.
Leicester have enjoyed a great season domestically as they find themselves in the top four of the Premier League as well as in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.