Ange Postecoglou is being more and more linked to the soon-to-be vacant Liverpool supervisor place amid ideas the long-lasting membership has invited the Aussie coach to interview for the position.
Postecoglou, 58, was a Liverpool fan rising up and has impressed the soccer world throughout his first season teaching Tottenham, with the Spurs at the moment sitting in fourth place on the Premier League ladder having completed the earlier season in eighth spot.
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“Like every child, I had posters up on my wall, so Liverpool was my workforce,” Postecoglou stated six months in the past at first of his Tottenham tenure.
With Jurgen Klopp lately revealing he’ll vacate his position as Liverpool supervisor on the conclusion of the season after 9 years on the helm, Postecoglou might by no means get a greater likelihood to tackle one of the coveted roles within the sport.
Talking on SEN’s The Run Dwelling on Monday, host Andy Maher revealed a supply with an in depth historical past of correct mail on Postecoglou’s managerial actions had instructed him the previous Socceroos coach had been invited to debate his rumoured dream job with Liverpool.
“So, that is what I’ve obtained in the present day (from my supply) with a, ‘take it to the financial institution’, proper,” Maher stated.
“I’m not going to say who it’s (however the message reads), ‘Postecoglou’s supervisor Frank Trimboli has formally obtained ‘an invite to debate his potential curiosity within the Liverpool Soccer Membership managerial place.’”
Maher defined his supply had beforehand corrected knowledgeable him of Postecoglou’s strikes to Yokohama F. Marinos in Japan and Celtic within the Scottish Premiership.
The radio host insisted that regardless of Postecoglou being simply six months into his tenure on the Spurs, he must settle for the job at Liverpool if it was provided.
“Let’s not lose sight of the actual fact about this – he’s a passionate Liverpool man,” Maher stated.
“Liverpool followers have proven that, ‘If you’re certainly one of us … and you’ve got success’, you might be on the quick observe to grow to be an immortal at Anfield.
“He’s obtained to go (if Liverpool make him a proposal). He might by no means get one other likelihood.”
Maher’s mail got here after former Crystal Palace proprietor Simon Jordan declared the Aussie, who’s signed on a four-year deal at Tottehnam, could be the proper match at Liverpool.
“(Ange) would offer numerous issues Jurgen Klopp has managed to achieve success in,” Jordan instructed talkSPORT.
“Galvanising the fan base. The charisma, the character, the relatability, the model of play.”
Postecoglou is at the moment one of many favourites to interchange Klopp, nonetheless the highest goal for Liverpool is former Reds star and present Bayer Leverkusen supervisor Xabi Alonso.
The Reds have reportedly been in discussions with the Spanish legend concerning the position for greater than three months, having been given an early indication from Klopp that his time as supervisor was coming to an finish.
Alonso has Bayern Leverkusen 5 factors away from German giants Bayern Munich on the Bundesliga ladder.
In a chunk of symmetry, the final time Bayern Munich didn’t win the championship was the 2011/12 marketing campaign, when Klopp guided Borussia Dortmund to the title.
Postecoglu has by no means been shy about making dangerous strikes in his teaching profession thus far, even when it means leaving the safety of a long-term contract.
“I haven’t based mostly any choice in my life round safety or contracts,” Postecoglu stated.
“As a result of I’ve most likely left safe positions for un-secure positions as a result of that’s how I’m as an individual.”
The Telegraph is reporting Tottenham are ‘extraordinarily assured’ that Postecoglou won’t be a part of Liverpool, or some other rival membership, in the course of the upcoming low season.
The Aussie supervisor is in line to earn vital bonuses and pay rises in coming months as a consequence of his closely incentivised contract on the Spurs.