West Ham emerge as surprise Liverpool rivals to Ruben Amorim appointment

Ruben Amorim, Head Coach of Sporting CP, looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League 2023/24 round of 16 second leg match between Atalanta and Sporting CP at the Stadio di Bergamo on March 14, 2024 in Bergamo, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images) Liverpool

Amorim joining Liverpool could open the door for Mourinho

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West Ham have emerged as surprise competition to Liverpool in a bid to tempt Sporting boss Ruben Amorim to the Premier League.

CNN and The Athletic have both reported West Ham’s interest in Amorim as a potential successor to David Moyes, whose contract situation at the London Stadium has rumbled on for months.

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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, WeAreTerriers.com. 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.