Liverpool theory behind delay over Arne Slot manager announcement

Arne Slot
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Former Liverpool goalkeeper Sander Westerveld believes difficulty securing an assistant coach for his good friend Arne Slot may lay behind the Reds’ lack of announcement over an appointment.

Westerveld was Liverpool number one under Gerard Houllier from 1999-2001 , helping the side win a League Cup, FA Cup and UEFA Cup treble in his final full season for the club before Jerzy Dudek’s arrival forced him to move to Real Sociedad to get regular football.

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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.