Burley thinks that Rodgers is the best options for the Blues.
recent performance, there have been speculations about the Blues’ next manager, and there are some names suggested as their possible options. But Chelsea’s former midfielder
is the best option for the team.
Massimiliano Allegri is one of the options that some would suggest alongside Thomas Tuchel, who was recently sacked by PSG’s board. However, Burley insists that Rodgers will have a better future with the Blues considering his experience in the Premier League.
“Allegri is known for pragmatism. There is nothing wrong with that, but Abramovich has always tried to get away from that. He had enough of it under [Jose] Mourinho,”
The former Blues star told ESPN
“I’m not a Thomas Tuchel fan. He’s done a decent job at [Borussia] Dortmund and PSG but I’m not on the Thomas Tuchel train.
“I look at Brendan Rodgers as, at least, the third best coach in the Premier League.
“Is there anybody better [except Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola]? No, not even close.
“He’s [also] worked at Chelsea before with the younger kids,
“Would Rodgers have more understanding of what he wants [with the Chelsea squad] because of his experience [compared to Lampard]? Yes, he would.”