He announced his retirement in April 2003 after 29 appearances for the Blues.
Smichel, along with fellow pundits Jamie Carragher and Micah Richards, spoke of Manchester United’s 2-0 win over Villarreal on Tuesday night, and their spell on Main Road was proposed in conversation.
While discussing the role of vacancy at Old Trafford, Richards eagerly asked: “On a serious note, Peter, would you take it if they offered you a job by the end of the season?”
Smichel responded quickly. “I’ll do anything for that club,” he said. “Of course I do. I’ll help them in any way …”
Carragher then reminded him of that spell in Manchester City and the laughter began.
Shortly after, Schmeichel was shot again. “What’s going on with you today, Howda? You know what’s really interesting: after your club [Liverpool] A Premier League has been won … all of a sudden, you’re looking down on us. “
“That’s a big nibble!” Richards responded, the studio continued to laugh.
On the same night, former Newcastle manager Steve Bruce will become Manchester United’s “fantastic” interim head, following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Soulszare last weekend.
Peter Bruce says Steve Bruce will become Manchester United’s “fantastic” interim manager.
Earlier this week it was reported that Steve Bruce was “very excited” to be playing the interim role at Old Trafford. In fact, they believe they will be able to stabilize the dressing room if they take office, report Athletic.