Brendan Rodgers is a big fan of Manchester favourite... but not what you may think

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed he is a huge fan of one of Manchester's most treasured things

It is not a Manchester City, nor a Manchester United player that Brendan Rodgers is interested in. In fact, it is long-running TV soap, Coronation Street.

The Metro reported today that the Liverpool manager spent his day off this week, by visiting the Granada studios where the programme is filmed. He met some of the programme's stars and walked around the set.

With Liverpool currently enjoying one of their best starts to a season in recent years, I'm sure fans don't begrudge him having a little trip to see where his favourite show is filmed. Liverpool fan and former Red Dwarf star Craig Charles certainly didn't mind. He has his photo taken with Rodgers, with both clearly delighted to have met each other.

Unfortunately Craig Charles managed to spell his hero's name wrong.

Rodgers will hope it's not the last time he'll have a big smile on his face after visiting Manchester.

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