Rodgers reckons that it was the summer in 2012 when United should have really kicked on.
Rodgers told the Evening Chronicle: "When they came fifth and just missed out, that was the time to go and then add a couple of strong players.
"They get over 50,000 every week. It's an incredible club. The supporters, the passion, the history...
"They've got the perfect manager for it - but he needs support."
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