Liverpool open talks with favoured Klopp successor ahead of summer move

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Liverpool open talks with favoured Klopp successor ahead of summer move

Ayoola Kelechi 21:55 - 04.04.2024

The Reds search for a successor for Jurgen Klopp is truly on the way with an approach for their prime target

Liverpool Football Club is on the hunt for a new manager to succeed the legendary Jurgen Klopp, and recent reports suggest that negotiations are already underway with a prime candidate.

Liverpool pursue Klopp Successor

According to reports from Foot Mercato, Liverpool have officially initiated talks and negotiations with Sporting CP head coach Ruben Amorim's representatives. With Jurgen Klopp set to depart Anfield at the end of the season, Liverpool's search for his successor is in full swing.

Initially, Xabi Alonso was touted as Liverpool's top target to fill Klopp's shoes. However, the Bayer Leverkusen coach has opted to remain with his current club, prompting Liverpool's sporting structure to redirect their efforts. Negotiations have now formally commenced with Amorim emerging as the club's primary target.

The negotiations between Liverpool and Amorim also involve some familiar faces. It's revealed that the Reds have previously collaborated with Amorim's representatives, establishing a level of rapport.

This connection is further strengthened by the fact that Luís Diaz, Liverpool's Colombian winger, shares the same representatives as Amorim, facilitating smoother discussions.

Focus on Sporting Success

Despite Liverpool's interest, Ruben Amorim remains focused on his current role at Sporting CP. Reports suggest that Amorim is aware of Liverpool's interest but is currently dedicated to leading Sporting to success. With the possibility of securing a double with his current club, Amorim's immediate focus lies on achieving glory with Sporting.

As negotiations progress and speculation mounts, Liverpool's pursuit of Ruben Amorim underscores their commitment to finding the right leader to carry the club forward post-Klopp. With the summer transfer window looming and managerial changes on the horizon, Liverpool fans eagerly await further developments in this unfolding saga.

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