Liverpool will be witnessing a landmark change in their footballing history and legacy as their manager, Jurgen Klopp, will be stepping down from the pole position at the completion of this position.
The 56-year-old manager from Germany was in charge since 2015 and made Liverpool win 1 Premier League title (2019-20), 1 UEFA Champions League title (2018-19) and also made them runners-up of the UEFA Champions League in 2017-18 and 2021-22.
Jurgen Klopp might now target the German national football team as per a few reports. The 4-time FIFA World Cup winners had last won a FIFA World Cup title in 2014.
In this article, we take a look at 3 possible managers who can join hands with Liverpool after the departure of Jurgen Klopp:
1. Thomas Tuchel
Former Chelsea manager and Jurgen Klopp have had a history together in the past. When Jurgen Klopp departed from Mainz, Tuchel had taken over the managerial responsibilities. Then, when Klopp left Borussia Dortmund for Liverpool, Tuchel became the boss of Borussia Dortmund.
Tuchel had performed well in Chelsea but the Blues sacked him in September 2022. The 49-year-old former manager of Chelsea can be a good option at Anfield.
2. Xabi Alonso
Just a day back, Barcelona manager Xabi Alonso too had mentioned that he will be leaving Barcelona in June. Barcelona was not going through a good patch and had lost 3 games out of their last 5 matches.
Alonso could well come into Premier League and make Liverpool perform well. Liverpool might lift the title in Premier League 2023-24 and it might set a good platform for Xabi Alonso.
3. Jose Mourinho
One of the most decorated managers in the world, Jose Mourinho might fit the bill at Liverpool. Mourinho has truckloads of experience in the top-flight competition of England with coaching stints at Chelsea and Manchester United.
Mourinho was at Chelsea from 2004-2007 and then again from 2013-2015. He then was at Manchester United from 2016 to 2018 and can be a good option at Anfield. Mourinho has also been the manager previously at Real Madrid, Roma, Tottenham Hotspurs, Inter Milan and Porto.
Even though he led into the finals of two European competitions, he was sacked by the management of AC Roma on 16th January 2024.