“In talks with Liverpool” himself…just before Klopp’s successor is decided!

Liverpool have begun the process of appointing Jürgen Klopp’s successor, with talks between the clubs already underway. The news comes straight from the mouth of a potential candidate.

Arne Slott, the Dutch coach of Feyenoord, spoke about the Reds after the club’s 2023-24 Eredivisie round 31 match against the Go Ahead Eagles on Saturday (June 26).

“It’s clear that I want to work for Liverpool,” Slott said, “but it’s still on hold because the clubs are negotiating. Personally, I’m waiting for an agreement to be reached and I’m confident it will happen.”

In fact, Slott has expressed his desire to leave Feyenoord. Now he wants to leave the Netherlands and try his hand in the big leagues and at a big club. Slott began his managerial career at AZ Alkmaar in 2019, and in his first year in charge, he led Alkmaar to an Eredivisie runner-up finish.

In December 2020, Slott was fired after it was discovered that he had been involved in secret negotiations with Feyenoord. He took over at Feyenoord in 2021-22, and in his first year in charge, he led the club to a UEFA Europa Conference runner-up finish in the UEFA Europa League and a third-place finish in the league, up from fifth the previous season.

And last season, with 82 points, they finished at the top of the Eredivisie for the first time in six years. In 34 games, they won 25, drew seven and lost just twice. This season, they lost their second consecutive Eredivisie title, but they did win the Dutch FA Cup, the KNVB Baker, for the first time in six years. Having won all the trophies he could with Feyenoord, he’s hoping to move to Liverpool.

He is a leader whose success is familiar. As for his abilities, he is well-regarded. When Tottenham Hotspur were interested last summer, the Evening Standard described Slott as “the Dutch Pep Guardiola”. The Dutchman is said to have inherited the attacking philosophy of Johan Cruyff, with his strategy of pressing up the line and attacking straight away.

From Liverpool’s point of view, Slott seems to have seen where Klopp’s legacy fits in. Liverpool are parting ways with their longtime 토토사이트 manager. Klopp took over during the 2015-16 season and built a golden era. His fast attacking, high pressing, and tactical trendsetting moves led to a Champions League title and a league trophy that hadn’t been touched since the Premier League’s inception.

But after nine successful years at the helm, Klopp announced his departure, citing energy exhaustion. After making the difficult decision, Klopp says goodbye to Liverpool as he embarks on a personal overhaul after a successful season.

Liverpool are slowly focusing on finding an alternative. Xabi Alonso of Bayer 04 Leverkusen was the first name on their radar. Since then, Ange Postecoglou, who has injected aggression into Tottenham’s offense, has been mentioned, and most recently, Hubeng Amorim, who has shown promise at Sporting CP in Portugal.

With neither of these candidates coming to fruition, the door has clearly been opened to talks with Slott. Already, Sky Sports says: “With interest from big clubs, Slott is a strong contender for the Liverpool job. He has attracted attention with his aggressive style at Feyenoord.”

The rumors began to crystallize when the BBC reported that Slott has no release clause and that Liverpool would be willing to negotiate a compensation package to keep him. With Slott’s emergence as the centerpiece of the rumor mill, the Liverpool search for his successor has picked up speed.


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