Should Aston Villa replace Sherwood with Rodgers? Fans make their opinion clear

Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers is a reported target for Aston Villa.

According to The Mirror, Tim Sherwood has just two games to save his job as Aston Villa manager - and Brendan Rodgers is a reported target to replace him.

Sherwood made a number of summer signings, but few of them have paid off so far, with Villa recording just one win so far this season - a 1-0 victory over newly-promoted Bournemouth on the opening day of the Premier League season.

Sherwood is clearly struggling just eight months in to his role at Villa Park, and the report from The Mirror suggests that the former Spurs boss has just two games to save his job, with Brendan Rodgers being lined up as a possible replacement.

The 42-year-old lost his job as Liverpool manager just last week, and a move to revitalise a sleeping giant like Villa could be appealing to the Northern Irish boss, who almost won the Premier League just 18 months ago - something many have forgotten.

Since the report was released, Villa fans have been taking to Twitter to discuss the possible appointment of Rodgers - and a recurring theme is clear.

Villa supporters are virtually unanimous in their support of appointing Rodgers should Sherwood lose his job, with many believing that he has the ability to get Villa away from the relegation zone, and help develop their young talent such as Jack Grealish and Rushian Hepburn-Murphy.









Villa fans seem keen on the idea of appointing Rodgers, and his track record is actually impressive. Promotion with Swansea City in 2011 was followed by a strong debut season in the Premier League, and whilst his Liverpool tenure did end on a sour note, he had plenty of highs during his time at Anfield.

The Reds almost won the Premier League title, and Rodgers helped get the best out of players such as Jordan Henderson, Philippe Coutinho, Luis Suarez, Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge.

With no expectations of a top four push, Rodgers may well be able to build something long-lasting at Villa, and Sherwood can't quite match his credentials as a Premier League manager - making Rodgers a perfect candidate for Villa should they be looking for a new manager soon.

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