The Reds big wigs have been impressed with Rodgers since he took over at Anfield and his adept work in the transfer market and breeding of youngsters is exactly what was needed on Merseyside.
Add to that the fact that every Rodgers team plays attractive football, something that has interested chiefs at Tottenham, Arsenal and even the FA, who could be set to replace Roy Hodgson should England fail to automatically qualify for next summer’s World Cup.
The former Swansea boss takes his Liverpool side to manager-less Sunderland this afternoon with a victory possibly taking the Merseyside club to second in the Premier League table.
A new long term deal is set to be on the table in the coming weeks for the 40-year-old who has now built his own squad at Liverpool that can challenge for a top four place once again.
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