You traded immortality for mediocrity, Celtic fans tell Brendan Rodgers

By Brian Murumba: Thursday, February 28th 2019 at 11:33 GMT +3 | Football
Angry Celtic fans display banners branding Rodgers a 'fraud' [Courtesy]

Brendan Rodgers' departure seems to be proving a hard reality to digest for Celtic FC fans after yet another wave of accusing fingers being pointed at their former manager.

 

The Scottish side's fans displayed a number of banners in their stand during their away match against Hearts FC in the Scottish Premiership last night which ended in a Celtic Victory.

 

'You traded immortality for mediocrity', 'Never a Celt, always a fraud,' were the nasty messages displayed by the Celtic faithful to show their disgust for the former Liverpool manager's decision to leave the perennial Scottish champions.

Rodgers moved to Leicester city in a 5m pounds a year, three-year deal [Courtesy]

Rodgers moved to Leicester city in a 5m pounds a year, three-year deal and watched his new side beat Brighton and Hove Albion on Tuesday night in the EPL.

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The Northern Irish tactician was successful in his two and a half season stay with the Hoops.

He enjoyed a trophy-laden stint in Scotland [Courtesy]

He enjoyed a trophy-laden stint in Scotland but just couldn't resist the lure of millions of pounds to return to the Premier League.

 

The reaction by the Celtic fans shows just how they feel betrayed by a man they trusted to deliver immortality at Celtic Park.

 

On his part, Rodgers who narrowly missed out on the English Premier League title with Liverpool will be looking to give it another shot with former Champions Leicester City.

 

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