By James Black
Former Celtic star Peter Grant has boldly claimed there’s no bigger club in Britain – other than Manchester United – that Brendan Rodgers could be working for.
Rodgers has worked for Chelsea, Liverpool and now the Bhoys and Grant reckons the Glasgow giants top the lot as the Northern Irishman deals with pressure unlike any manager south of the border.
The former Liverpool boss has continually been mentioned when jobs come available in England’s top-flight and – thanks to the unique evironment the Glasgow giants operate in – Grant thinks Rodgers would be able to cope with any job in the Premier League comfortably.
“There’s no bigger club than Celtic that [Rodgers] could work for, apart from Manchester United,” Grant said, as quoted by the BBC.
“The pressure that goes with working for the Old Firm is incredible.
“I’ve been down here [in England] for 20 years now and I’ve never seen anything like it.
“Up the road, it’s a catastrophe if you don’t get a win and you could see that when Brendan gets a draw against Kilmarnock [on Saturday] and there are critics.”
Rodgers has seen his reputation continue to grow after taking over at Celtic.
The Hoops have gone 62-games unbeaten domestically – going back to before Rodgers’ appointment – and are sat in third-place in their Champions League group and look likely to qualify for the Europa League.
The Glasgow giants won a domestic treble last term and could repeat the feat this season and become the first Scottish side in history to win back-to-back trebles.
Grant spent fifteen years at Celtic as a player before leaving to join Norwich City in 1997.
The former midfield enforcer made over 350 appearances for the Hoops during his time at Celtic Park and once occupied the position latterly held by Neil Lennon and Scott Brown as the Celtic player Rangers fans love to hate.
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