Liverpool consider ex-Chelsea manager to replace Brendan Rodgers (not Carlo Ancelotti)

Liverpool could go for surprise choice as Rodgers replacement.

Liverpool could consider a move to hire former Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo as their replacement for departing boss Brendan Rodgers, according to reports in Italy.

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The Italian tactician was most recently in charge of Bundesliga side Schalke, though he didn’t impress in his time in Germany, failing to build on his incredible achievement of winning the Champions League during his brief stint in charge at Stamford Bridge.

The 45-year-old has also impressed as manager of West Brom in the Premier League, and could be a decent alternative for Liverpool if they fail to land top targets Jurgen Klopp or Carlo Ancelotti.

The Reds sacked Brendan Rodgers on Sunday and are now being widely tipped to bring in the former Borussia Dortmund manager as his replacement, though Sky Italia also mentions Di Matteo as a candidate.

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