Liverpool confirm the arrival of Arne Slot as Jürgen Klopp’s replacement


The Dutchman Arne Slot will be the new coach of Liverpool FC from June 1, 2024, the English club confirmed this Monday, so he will become the replacement for the German Jürgen Klopp, who left the Anfield bench after nine seasons .

The 45-year-old coach will join the Reds from Feyenoord after Liverpool reached an agreement with the Eredivisie club for his services. During his three seasons with the Dutch team, he won the league title in 2023 and was named Eredivisie Coach of the Year twice; This year, he helped the Rotterdam team win the Cup.

Previously, Slot coached AZ Alkmaar, with whom he managed to finish second in the domestic championship behind leader Ajax only on goal difference, when the 2019-20 season was canceled due to COVID-19.

During his playing career, in which he played primarily as a midfielder, he played for FC Zwolle, NAC Breda, Sparta Rotterdam and PEC Zwolle before hanging up his boots in 2013.