No rush for new Rodgers contract

No rush for new Rodgers contract

Liverpool Football Club managing director Ian Ayre insists there is no reason to rush into contract talks with manager Brendan Rodgers.

The reds currently sit top of the Barclays Premier League with six games to go and many put that down to the work done by Rodgers.

Rodgers himself is in no rush to get into contract talks as his current deal does not expire until June 2015.

“It’s never been an issue. We will have our own dialogue at the appropriate time, we will have that discussion. Right now isn’t the time,” Ayre told Sky Sports News’ Chief News Reporter Bryan Swanson.

“We don’t want a distraction. That’s a private matter. I know Brendan, myself and the owners are all very comfortable with that.”

Ayre did confirm he expects Rodgers to commit his future to Liverpool for the long-term when the time does finally come to strike a deal, with club and manager plotting a return to the glory days.

“He’s just started on a road, as we all have, to rebuild this club and bring it back to greatness,” added Ayre.

“Hopefully if we achieve our Euro dream, then we will need bigger depth. We are talking daily with Brendan about this and others who deal with player recruitment.

“The owners are pleased with our progress. They will be over this weekend for the game away to West Ham on Sunday.

“It’s great testament to them. We’ve had some tough days but the owners continued to invest in the club. Great credit to them for achieving what we are achieving.”

With 6 games remaining, Liverpool need to win them all to guarantee their 19th league title and their first since 1990.

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