Liverpool report: Arne Slot ready to sign former player as his first signing with 'key advantage' in race

Incoming Liverpool boss Arne Slot looks likely to succeed Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool this summer.
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Atalanta are willing to hold out on any future Juventus bids for midfielder Teun Koopmeiners and wait to see if any English clubs come sniffing for his services at a much higher price – most particularly, Liverpool.

Koopmeiners has been linked with a Liverpool move for some time, with reports earlier this week suggesting that new gaffer Arne Slot could help tip the balance in their favour amid rival interest from Juventus.

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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.