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Liverpool would have Dutch champion coach as priority to replace Klopp

Liverpool would have Dutch champion coach as priority to replace Klopp

The soap opera to find a replacement for Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool manager for the last 9 years, continues. According to the English newspaper The Timesthe Reds’ priority now is Arne SlotDutchman who currently manages Feyenoord.

Arne Slot, 45 years old, has been in charge of Feyenoord since 2021. His main achievements with the club were reaching the final of Conference League in his debut year (losing to Roma), in addition to winning the Eredivision in 2023 and the Dutch Cup in the current season.

With the difficult task of replacing the coach who led the team to success in recent years, Liverpool’s new sporting director Richard Hughes would, according to the The Times, seen in Slot a style of play similar to that of Klopp, with offense and pressure on the opponent, which pleased him. They have already had initial contacts.

Liverpool’s first initial option to fill the coaching position was Xabi Alonso, from Bayer Leverkusen, however, since he announced that he will remain at the German club next season, the Reds have started to evaluate other options. Also according to the English press, the name of Rúben Amorim, who had been linked to the position, has become unlikely, with the team’s management now having Roberto De Zerbi, from Brighton, as plan B.

Source: Gazetaesportiva

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