Liverpool fans on Twitter have been reacting to the news that club legend Robbie Fowler is to be appointed the next new manager of Hyundai A-League side Brisbane Roar.
Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler is the new manager of Brisbane Roar. Official announcement tomorrow. Brilliant opportunity for him and a great appointment by the A-League club. #LFC
— James Pearce (@JamesPearceEcho) April 22, 2019
Many of them first learnt of the news through Liverpool Echo journalist James Pearce as he revealed that an announcement was to be made on Tuesday – it duly was.
And members of the Anfield faithful were left delighted by the update about the man who scored 163 goals in 344 appearances in all competitions in the famous red.
One mused that Brisbane now have a better boss than the Reds’ bitter rivals Manchester United do in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, while others wished him good luck, expressed how happy they are for the 44-year-old and called him names such as “legend” and “god.”
Fowler will be taking over a team that currently sit ninth and second from bottom in the table of Australia’s top flight – here’s a selection of the best reactive Tweets from gleeful Liverpool supporters…
So Brisbane Roar have a better manager than Manchester United pic.twitter.com/H4aQgH0k5N
— DC (@DarrenCrampton3) April 22, 2019
Good luck @Robbie9Fowler
— Peter Hughes (@PAHughes05) April 22, 2019
so happy for him
— أحمد⚡ (@psychedelicnoel) April 22, 2019
All the best RF..
— mg arif (@mgpunya) April 23, 2019
— Jason Snyman (@mrjs134) April 23, 2019
All the best Legend fowler
— Godfred Arthur (@WanShoddy) April 22, 2019
Well done god
— James Coward (@JCLFC30) April 22, 2019