Former Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp has reportedly begun contract negotiations with coach-less Liverpool.
Klopp who is understood to be open to the idea of a move is favorite to take over from Brendan Rodgers but ex-Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti is also a strong contender for the vacant managerial seat at Anfield.
According to BBC Sports, talks between Liverpool and Klopp’s representatives have progressed well as the club look to replace manager Brendan Rodgers who was fired over the weekend.
The club’s owners intend to have a new manager in place for the Premier League trip to Tottenham on 17 October after the international break.
While Klopp led Borussia Dortmund to back-to-back Bundesliga wins in 2011 and 2012, as well as the DFB-Pokal in 2012 and the DFL-Supercup in 2008, 2013 and 2014 with the German Football Manager of the Year Award in 2011 and 2012, Rodgers has also failed to win any silverware with the club since his move to Anfield from Swansea in 2012, managing to a second place finish in the 2013-14 season. The Irishman.