Brendan Rodgers targeting Arsenal or Chelsea job, claims ex-Celtic star Kris Commons

first_imgRodgers controversially left Celtic before the end of the season (Getty Images)More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityAdvertisementAdvertisement‘I think he proved that at Liverpool and he proved that at Celtic.‘It wasn’t so long ago he was linked with the Arsenal job, and I think that’s the sort of thing that Brendan wants.‘He wants to be winning titles.‘Whether this is a stepping stone, a couple-year job, [before] he looks at the likes of Arsenal, or maybe a Chelsea – I think that’s more in Rodgers’ mind right now.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Advertisement Comment Brendan Rodgers targeting Arsenal or Chelsea job, claims ex-Celtic star Kris Commons Brendan Rodgers has become Leicester City’s new manager (Getty Images)Brendan Rodgers will have plans to manage Arsenal or Chelsea in the next few years, according to former Celtic star Kris Commons.Rodgers has made the surprise move to ditch Celtic before the end of the season and has replaced Claude Puel as manager of Leicester City.Rodgers, who came close to winning the Premier League title with Liverpool, has been linked with several Premier League jobs during his time in Scotland.And Commons believes the 46-year-old has ambitions to move on to a more high-profile club than Leicester City.‘Leicester have got a top coach – a proven manager – but I think Brendan’s better than Leicester,’ Commons told Sky Sports. Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 27 Feb 2019 2:00 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy linklast_img read more

Copa America: Peru claim third place with win over Paraguay

first_imgPeru matched their third place finish at the 2011 Copa America by beating Paraguay 2-0 in this year’s play-off match, capping what has been a very successful tournament for Ricardo Gareca’s side.Both sides exceeded expectations at the Copa America in Chile this summer, with Paraguay coming into the tournament on the back of a World Cup qualifying campaign that saw them finish in bottom place.CLICK HERE FOR PREVIEW: Chile v Argentina finalBut they have proved to be the competition’s surprise packages, with both Peru and Paraguay making their second successive Copa America semi-final.However, it was the former who imposed themselves on this contest. Andre Carrillo gave his side the lead after 47 minutes, striking first-time with an unorthodox volley after Paraguay failed to clear a corner kick delivery to the back post.And Gareca’s side were rarely troubled, as Paolo Guerrero completed the scoring in stoppage time – finishing from Joel Sanchez’s cross to bring him level as the tournament’s joint-top goalscorer. –Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Hashtag for news on Facebook/Twitter is #JoySportslast_img read more