Feyenoord boss Arne Slot reveals he wants to join Liverpool

Feyenoord boss Arne Slot reveals he wants to join Liverpool

Feyenoord coach Arne Slot admits he wants to be Liverpool next manager for next season and remains confident that an agreement will be reached in the coming few weeks.

According to reports, the Merseyside club are in talks with the Dutch manager’s representatives to appoint him as a replacement for Jurgen Klopp who will be leaving Anfield at the end of this campaign.

Arne Slot remains keen on making a move to Anfield

The Reds have reportedly opened talks with Feyenoord boss Arne Slot whose contract with the Dutch giants expires in the summer of 2026. It will take a compensation of £8.5m to release him from the final two years of his Feyenoord contract.

Slot led Feyenoord to the Eredivisie title in the 2022/23 campaign and have already won the Dutch Cup this season. it is rumoured that his attacking style coupled with his personality and ability to develop players are key factors in making him Liverpool’s new first-team coach.

Slot told ESPN: “The only thing I can say about it is that the clubs are in negotiations – and then you sit in the waiting room and wait for what will come out. It seems clear to me that I would like to go to Liverpool,” he said. “Now I am waiting to see whether the clubs reach an agreement. I have every ­confidence in that.”

Slot added: “The clubs have to do their job and then I am waiting, and as the ‘main character’ I have to respect that. It will undoubtedly become clear in the coming days. It’s no secret that I want to go to Liverpool.”

Liverpool captain Virgil van Dijk believes Arne slot would be perfectly suited for Liverpool’s job

The Dutchman believes Feyenoord manager Arne Slot has the credentials and correct technical approach to succeed Jurgen Klopp at Anfield. Slot has emerged as the potential candidate to replace Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool at the end of this campaign.

The 45-year-old manager has the opportunity to make the step up from the Eredivisie to the Premier League and his fellow countryman Van Dijk has backed him for the coaching role.

He told ViaPlay: “I think Slot is one of the better Dutch coaches at the moment. With the way he plays and the philosophy he has, he can be a Liverpool coach. But I read and heard that it is far from complete. We shall see. We will focus on that next season, but that is still a long way off.”

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