Liverpool linked to Gary O'Neil, with Ruben Amorim prospects put in doubt

Potential Liverpool manager Gary O'Neil
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Liverpool continue to keep their cards close to their chest when it comes to replacing Jurgen Klopp as manager this summer, but are reportedly minded to pay little heed to the popular consensus as part of their decision-making.

Sporting gaffer Ruben Amorim has been regarded as the favourite for the position since former Reds midfielder Xabi Alonso ruled himself out of the running last month, announcing that he will stay on at Bayer Leverkusen instead.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.