Liverpool agree deal for Ruben Amorim in principle: report

Liverpool target Ruben Amorim of Sporting CP in action during the Liga Portugal Betclic match between Sporting CP and Boavista FC at Estadio Jose Alvalade on March 17, 2024 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Gualter Fatia/Getty Images) style of play and tactics
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Liverpool have agreed a deal for Ruben Amorim to become the club's next manager, following talks with the Sporting boss.

That's according to one report, that claims that in principle, the Portuguese will replace Jurgen Klopp. Amorim has been heavily linked with the role for a number of weeks, following Xabi Alonso's decision to remain at Bayer Leverkusen for another season.

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Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.