Liverpool want Belgian hotshot to become first summer signing - and he's someone Arne Slot knows well: report

Arne Slot Liverpool manager on the touchline for Feyenoord
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Liverpool are welcoming in a new era at Anfield, after the club waved an emotion goodbye to Jurgen Klopp on the final day of the Premier League season.

Arne Slot will soon arrive to take his place, and the Dutch boss has already made his presence felt by steering the club towards a preferred transfer target, according to reports.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.