Referees' chief Mike Riley and his members are angered by Rodgers continuing to claim his club are victimised by officials, regarding it as a tactic to seek an advantage.
"Brendan Rodgers isn't the first manager to try it on," said a referees' source to the Mail on Sunday.
"It won't work for Brendan, either. There have been phone calls which have relayed that message. It is pretty clear."