Liverpool lining up England star to become Arne Slot's first signing in controversial move: report

Incoming Liverpool coach Arne Slot responds during the press conference to a possible transfer to Liverpool FC after the Dutch Eredivisie match between Go Ahead Eagles and Feyenoord Rotterdam in De Adelaarshorst on April 25, 2024 in Deventer, the Netherlands. ANP VINCENT JANNINK (Photo by ANP via Getty Images)
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Liverpool want to bring in an England star this summer as Arne Slot's first buy – and it could send shockwaves through the Premier League.

The Reds are set for a big summer with long-serving boss Jurgen Klopp heading for the exit door. Feyenoord manager Slot is set to replace him and is said to be keen on putting his stamp on a squad who have limped into third spot in the table after leading the Premier League at several stages.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.