Slot recruitment FAILURE, Suzuki SCOUTED & sponsorship WINDFALL - Liverpool FC News recap

Incoming Liverpool head coach Arne Slot is reported to have been KNOCKED BACK in an attempt to make a significant appointment to his Anfield boot room. 

The Athletic is reporting that Slot ASKED Marino Pusic to become a member of his new coaching staff at Liverpool but the Bosnian-born tactician wants to remain as first-team coach with Shakhtar Donetsk. 


Liverpool scout Brondby sensation Suzuki

Liverpool scouts were in attendance for the recent Danish Superliga championship round fixture between Brondby and FC Midtjylland, where emerging Japanese star Yuito Suzuki scored twice. 

Since the Superliga championship round commenced, Suzuki has scored three times in five games, adding another four assists. 

He decided the game in question with a pair of first-half goals, including one incredible effort from outside the area, and netted again last weekend.

Yuito Suzuki

Yuito Suzuki


Reds set for new sponsorship windfall

Liverpool Football Club have announced a significant extension to their long-standing partnership with insurance provider AXA.

The club revealed on Tuesday morning that it had reached a deal with the multinational that will continue until at least 2029.

The agreement is believed to be worth over £20 million.


'Fair-weather' Salah slammed by ex-PL owner

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has found himself at the centre of a storm this week - and now outspoken talkSPORT presenter Simon Jordan has given his take on recent events, admitting: "I'm just not a huge admirer of his."

The former Crystal Palace owner then labelled the Egypt international as overrated.

"I don't think he's as good as people make him out to be," he said, before giving the most damning verdict of all.

"I think he dives. I think he can be a fair-weather player."


Romano: Summerville on Liverpool list amid Diaz doubts

Ahead of what is expected to be a busy summer at Anfield, Liverpool have been closely monitoring Dutch winger Crysencio Summerville, who has been in fine form for Leeds United this season.

Speaking on his Here We Go podcast, Italian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano explained that the club had been watching the 22-year-old for some time.


Taylor defended by ex-ref after bizarre Gakpo call

Former referee Dermot Gallagher has sparked controversy with his peculiar defence of Anthony Taylor's decision to prevent Liverpool's Cody Gakpo from scoring during the Reds' 2-2 draw with West Ham United on Saturday.

Gallagher's statement, made during an appearance on Sky Sports's Ref Watch, attempted to rationalise Taylor's actions during a crucial moment in the match.


Parade plans shelved

Liverpool's plans for an open-top bus parade through the city centre to bid farewell to manager Jurgen Klopp are now expected to be shelved, except in the unlikely event the side secures the Premier League title.

The idea for a city-wide celebration was first mooted in the aftermath of Klopp announcing he would leave at the end of the season and Liverpool's subsequent League Cup victory over Chelsea in February.


Slot accused of LYING over Spurs links

Arne Slot's claims that he turned down the Spurs job have been refuted by veteran Dutch football pundit Henk Spaan, who accused the incoming Liverpool coach of ‘lying’ over his role in the move breaking down last summer.

Liverpool will pay close to £10m for Slot and up to two members of his Feyenoord backroom team.


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