Celtic fans react to reports linking Brendan Rodgers with Aston Villa vacancy

A general view of Villa Park ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Reading at Villa Park on April 15, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

The Celtic is a reported front runner to succeed Steve Bruce at Aston Villa.

Head Coach Brendan Rodgers of Celtic Glasgow during the UEFA Europa League Group B match between FC Salzburg and Celtic Glasgow at Red Bull Arena on October 4, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria.

Celtic fans are reacting on Twitter to reports linking Brendan Rodgers with the Aston Villa manager's job.

According to the Sun, the Celtic manager is leading the race to succeed Steve Bruce at Villa, alongside Dean Smith.


Rodgers has won six trophies - including two Scottish Premiership titles - in just over two years at Celtic Park.


But after a slow start to the new season - exacerbated by the sale of Moussa Dembele to Lyon - it is perhaps fair to say that Aston Villa have a better chance than ever before of enticing the Ulsterman.

The following Celtic fans are not so sure, however...

Mmartin q @mmartin_q: Aston Villa fans are mental thinking they would get the great brendan rodgers from us. Wish they would all f*** off

Kevin Durning @kdurning92: Brendan Rodgers to Aston Villa, gee me a f****** break


Celtic Nation @CelticNation67: Was just posting on this lunacy the other day but since.. Four times the same person has told me that Brendan Rodgers will go to Villa...."Mark my words" he keeps saying. Four times I've told him to wind his f****** neck in. Aston f****** Villa?

Although some would be open, it seems, to the prospect of a change in the Bhoys dugout...



Bruce was sacked by Aston Villa on Wednesday, after two years in charge.

The experienced boss had won just one of his final 10 matches at Villa Park.

Could Aston Villa entice Rodgers from Celtic?

Steve Bruce manager of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Preston North End at Villa Park on October 02, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

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