Liverpool reach agreement to appoint Sporting boss, Ruben Amorim


Sporting Lisbon manager Rúben Amorim has reportedly reached a verbal agreement in principle with Liverpool to be Jurgen Klopp’s replacement, Sky Germany reports.

The 39-year-old is said to have discussed a three-year contract to become Klopp’s successor.

According to the report, the deal is still to be finalised between the two clubs.

However, sources in Liverpool have refuted the story.

Amorim has an exit clause for this summer in his contract with Sporting and was also on Bayern Munich’s managerial shortlist.

It was also reported last week that Amorim was a leading candidate as Liverpool search for their next head coach.