Cardiff boss Neil Warnock jokes about going on 'I'm a Celeb'

Neil Warnock, Manager of Cardiff City celebrates victory after the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Fulham FC at Cardiff City Stadium on October 20, 2018 in Cardiff, United...

The Bluebirds boss has been watching his fellow veteran manager Harry Redknapp in the Australian jungle and seems interested to follow suit.

4th December 2018, London Stadium, London, England; EPL Premier League football, West Ham United versus Cardiff City; Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock arrives at the dugout before kick off

Neil Warnock has suggested that he would be willing to participate in next year's 'I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!' show.

However, the Cardiff City boss has joked that he should be paid "10 times more" than the other contestants for one particular reason.

This year's edition of the reality TV programme features Harry Redknapp, one of the Bluebirds head coach's managerial peers.


The former Tottenham Hotspur boss has won over plenty of people during his stint in the Australian jungle, as evidenced by some fans on Twitter:

Much like Redknapp, Warnock is a veteran manager who enjoys particular celebrity status within the football world due to his standing in the game as well as his personality.

Ahead of Cardiff's Premier League meeting with Southampton on Saturday, the 70-year-old spoke about the prospect of following Redknapp into the jungle.

However, he admitted he is concerned about potentially having to do more Bushtucker trials than all the other contestants due to his reputation as somewhat of a footballing provocateur.

Neil Warnock, Manager of Cardiff City celebrates victory during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Cardiff City at Ashton Gate on January 14, 2017 in Bristol, England.

"I would imagine I'll be in there next year," Warnock is quoted by the Daily Mail as saying. "The lads have put my face on Harry's body on the dressing room window!

"I don't think I'd be scared. But the problem is I'd be doing every horrible thing there could be because I'd get the votes. It would be payback time. So they'd have to pay me 10 times more than they paid everybody else!"

Redknapp remains in the running to make Sunday's final and potentially be crowned King of the Jungle.

QPR manager Harry Redknapp celebrates with the trophy after the Sky Bet Championship Playoff Final match between Derby County and Queens Park Rangers at Wembley Stadium on May 24, 2014 in...

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