Celtic fans send clear message to the board following Brendan Rodgers' comments

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Brendan Rodgers has spoken about the possibility of becoming Celtic manager.

Former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has told Sky Sports News, as quoted by The Guardian, that he thinks Celtic are an 'iconic' football club.

Rodgers, 43, has been out of management since losing his job at Liverpool back in October, and many believe that he will make his return to football this summer.

The Northern Irishman, who led Liverpool to a second-placed finish in the 2013-14 season, has been mentioned as possible suitor for his former club Swansea City, but another job he has been mentioned for is Celtic.

The Bhoys announced last month that manager Ronny Deila will leave the club at the end of the season after an underwhelming campaign, which saw Celtic crash out of the Champions League and Europa League, then lose on penalties to Rangers in the Scottish Cup semi-final.

A host of managers have been linked with replacing Deila, with many of them ex-Celtic players - the likes of David Moyes, Roy Keane, Paul Lambert, Malky Mackay and Gary Caldwell have all been mentioned.

Yet, if it's not a former Celtic ace taking the job, then Rodgers could well be in the reckoning; and he told Sky Sports News, as quoted by The Guardian, that he thinks Celtic are an incredible club, and it would be a great job for anybody to take.

"Well, it’s an incredible club, a club that family and everyone support," said Rodgers. "Obviously the league isn’t so competitive but Celtic are one of the great iconic clubs in the world, a huge club."

"I think Ronny has done a great job there. It looks like they will go on and win the title, so that is two titles in a row. So I’ll be sad to see him go but there is an opportunity for somebody there to go to a great club," he added.

After Rodgers made those comments, Celtic fans started to wonder whether he could take the job himself - and it's clear that his possible arrival in Glasgow would go down well.

Supporters took to Twitter to claim that they would love Rodgers to take the job, and sent messages to the board and chief executive Peter Lawwell, urging him to break the bank to appoint Rodgers this summer.

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