A return to Liverpool for the succession of Klopp


By: Manu Tournoux

Liverpool’s American owners are negotiating to bring back a manager who will be responsible, among other things, for appointing Jürgen Klopp’s successor.

Who to succeed Jürgen Klopp? The question still agitates Liverpool fans with Xabi Alonso as the most cited hypothesis in recent weeks, since the German coach indicated his departure at the end of the season.

Two men should be able to answer the question and prove decisive in building the post-Klopp era, in place since 2015. The Englishman Michael Edwards, 44, with the Reds between 2011 and 2022, has a strong chance of making a comeback -back, indicate the British media.

A Bournemouth recruit?

An agreement could be reached at the beginning of next week, written The Athleticabout the man who served as technical and then sporting director at Anfield between 2015 and 2022. Michael Edwards is considered an architect of Liverpool’s successes during the Klopp era, notably thanks to the recruitment policy.

Edwards would take on a more expanded role this time around with Richard Hughes as sporting director. The latter will give up his position as technical director of Bournemouth. This was confirmed on Wednesday.

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