It is not certain O'Neill, 48, will accept the Scotland job but he is understood to be very interested in the position. There are a number of candidates who could do the job but it is about what Michael wants to do.
"He's devoted his life to them recently, and brought through players and was so very unfortunate not to qualify for the World Cup - I was really gutted for him and the players, because the players have been brilliant over both campaigns".
But Rodgers is uncertain if O'Neill wants to remain in worldwide football at a stage of his career when he could also be tempted by a return to the more regularly intense environment of a club job.
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Scotland are looking to appoint a worthy successor to Gordon Strachan, and erstwhile Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill is said to be the SFA's first choice.
"As it stands there is nothing in it", Heckingbottom told BBC Radio Sheffield.
The SFA would be liable for compensation if they persuade O'Neill to swap jobs but, under the terms of his contract, the body would not have to fork out as much as a Premier League club in England. McCoist, who once played for the club, would relish the challenge of attempting to return Sunderland to the Premier League. The Motherwell manager served as assistant to O'Neill until Euro 2016 and has since made a huge impression at Fir Park, guiding his side to the final of the Betfred Cup and up to fifth in the SPL.
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Robinson admitted it was a "massive honour" to be linked with his national team job. "To manage your country and even be linked with that is huge".
"I take great pride in being from Northern Ireland and being part of the set-up before was a massive part of things for me".
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