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Brendan Rodgers to receive £7m pay-off following Liverpool sacking

Sacked Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is set to secure a £7m pay-off from the Anfield club according to the Daily Telegraph.

The 42-year-old Northern Irishman was axed on Sunday after three and a half years in post and has immediately jetted off to Malaga on holiday.

Rodgers is set to take a short break from the game but fully intends to get back into football management in due course.

Liverpool’s American owners had already intended to fire Rodgers prior to their side’s 1-1 draw with Everton on the weekend but had elected to hold fire on taking the decision so as to give them time to appoint a new manager during the international break.

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