Cardiff boss Mackay reveals Liverpool's Rodgers had hand in Caulker deal

Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay admits speaking with Brendan Rodgers before signing Steven Caulker from Tottenham. Liverpool boss Rodgers had Caulker on-loan at Swansea City two seasons ago.

Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay admits speaking with Brendan Rodgers before signing Steven Caulker from Tottenham.

Liverpool boss Rodgers had Caulker on-loan at Swansea City two seasons ago.

Mackay said: “I spoke to Brendan about Steven before the deal happened as he knows him inside out. He said he was a top player and character.

“I knew the type of person he was but when I spoke to Steven he was very enthusiastic, articulate and passionate about football – and had a clear path of where he wants to go. It was music to my ears.”

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