Barca want Klopp to replace Xavi
Shockingly announcing his Liverpool retirement plans last month, Jurgen Klopp is desperate to sign off his Anfield fairytale with another Premier League crown.
However, while it might have been suggested that the 56-year-old is keen on an extended break, there is speculation that Spanish icons Barcelona are desperate to bring Klopp over to Catalonia.
With it confirmed last week that Xavi will be leaving the Nou Camp at the end of the season, the Barca hierarchy have reportedly identified the German tactician as their number one candidate.
Klopp has become one of Liverpool’s most iconic managers after leading the Reds to both Champions League and domestic success during his nine-year spell in charge at Anfield.
With suggestions that Klopp had held initial conversations with Barcelona president Joan Laporta back in 2022, the defending La Liga champions will reportedly do anything within their power to bring Klopp over to Spain this summer.
🚨 Barcelona plan to make initial approaches to Jürgen Klopp in the coming weeks! 👀
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Eriksen could be heading for an Old Trafford exit
While the Premier League’s January transfer window might have slammed shut last week, Turkey’s Deadline Day doesn’t close until Friday.
Not making a single appearance across any competition since Manchester United’s 2-2 stalemate against Tottenham last month, there has been growing suggestions that Cristian Eriksen could be heading for a late move away from Old Trafford.
Dealing with a host of injury setbacks this season and struggling to find any real stability under Erik ten Hag, Turkish giants Galatasaray are reportedly weighing up a Deadline Day move.
With the Danish international desperate to get regular first-team action under his belt ahead of this summer’s European Championships, the one-time Tottenham midfielder…
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Author : Tom Dunstan
Publish date : 2024-02-07 11:09:30
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