Liverpool closing in on historic first signing of the Arne Slot era: report

Incoming Liverpool manager Arne Slot of Feyenoord Rotterdam looks on prior to the Dutch Eredivisie match between Feyenoord and Go Ahead Eagles at Feyenoord Stadium on May 14, 2023 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
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Liverpool are on the cusp of making their first signing under new manager Arne Slot, with the Dutchman starting to shape his squad.

The Reds are set for a transformational summer after the Jurgen Klopp era drew to a close last season, with big transfers touted. Last summer, Liverpool signed four midfielders and didn't upgrade in any other position – with other positions likely to be the focus of this transfer window. 

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Mark White is the Digital Content Editor at FourFourTwo. During his time on the brand, Mark has written three cover features on Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard and the Invincibles, and has written pieces on subjects ranging from Sir Bobby Robson’s time at Barcelona to the career of Robinho. An encyclopedia of football trivia and collector of shirts, he first joined the team back in 2020 as a staff writer.