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22 Apr 2024 07:59:18
Why would we want Arne Slot as manager? Look at Man Utd and their dutch manager who won titles and cups at Ajax, but is poor in the Premier League. Don't touch him please LFC.

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22 Apr 2024 08:32:08
Who said we want Arne to Slot in at LFC, exactly?

22 Apr 2024 08:43:16
Just because they are both from the Dutch league doesn't mean they woulld be the same.

22 Apr 2024 08:54:25
Van Dijk is Dutch.

22 Apr 2024 09:18:03
Just because ten Hag is a failure doesn’t mean every Dutch manager is the same, slightly xenophobic outlook there. He’s a far better option than the likes of Tuchel, Nagelsmann, Postecoglu, Frank, Zidane and washed up has beens like Mourinho. I’d assume he’d be an option as an alternative to Amorim.

22 Apr 2024 09:22:30
I've not seen Slot mentioned anywhere online except for here by ed2.

22 Apr 2024 09:57:58
I’ve seen him mentioned in relation to us, Faith. I’d recommend looking him up. He seems like a coach with good ideas, he comes across really well and is a good communicator, I’d also say that whereas ten Hag is a complete personality vacuum, Slot is the opposite, he comes across as good humoured, charismatic and not afraid to say what he thinks (speaks perfect English too btw), Ed002 says he’s highly rated and we’d do well to consider him. If Alonso and Amorim aren’t possible then Slot has to be considered as beyond him there’s no one else.

22 Apr 2024 10:06:28
Its safe to say that whoever comes in after Klopp is going to be a gamble and have big shoes to fill.

I'd imagine anyone in any career who has been extremely successful in a position for 9 years is going to be hard to replace.

Whether we get a league winning manager from Holland or Portugal i think it would be a similar risk. There's even managers out there who have won leagues in Spain we probably wouldn't want.

Whoever comes in will need time and patience. Not sure Salah and VVD have that on their sides mind as players where the rest of the squad do.

As much as i hope we will hit the ground running and be challenging for titles next season it will still be a tough task.

22 Apr 2024 10:29:08
What I would say is Arne Slot is a decade younger than EtH and did it at a team where winning is actually impressive. EtH winning with Ajax at the time when they had the strongest squad by a country mile is akin to Gerrard and Rodgers winning in Scotland. It means nothing. Slot winning with Feynoord is mightily impressive and he also was joint top with AZ Alkmaar the year the league was abandoned because of C.V. with less than 10 games to play. His record and achievements are every bit as impressive as Ruben Amorim, in terms of getting a team competing above their expectations.

In my opinion, the level of the best teams in a league isn’t really relevant with regards to managers as it’s all relative anyway. What’s more relevant is how competitive the league is, and if they got a team not expected to succeed, actually succeeding. Slot and Amorim both have done that. Alonso has done that at Leverkusen. Hell, even De Zerbi has arguably over achieved (to a lesser extent) by getting Brighton into Europe. What did EtH achieve that a dozen managers hadn’t done before him at Ajax in the last 20-30 years? The answer is nothing and that is why he was a mistake. Not because he’s Dutch.

22 Apr 2024 10:33:02
Agree JK, Klopp leaves a huge void, whoever comes in doesn’t have an easy job and it is a gamble, but at the same time it should be a calculated gamble looking at the variables, has the candidate experience of taking a team to a title and building a title winning side, what is the style of play and is it compatible with the ethos of the club, do they have the charisma and confidence to lead the club and the players and build a relationship with the fans, how did they do in their most recent post? We certainly don’t want someone who is just about getting by in mid table (Frank/ De Zerbi), or a manager who’s been sacked for failure in their last managerial post (Kovac, Tuchel, Potter) or someone who has absolutely zero compatibility with the club (all of the above, plus Zidane, Mourinho and Postecoglu) .

Can’t see past Alonso, Amorim or Slot to be honest. And Alonso is a straight no, Amorim is beginning to look like a no, so we’re left with Slot.

22 Apr 2024 11:09:17
Why list people who don’t want the job?

22 Apr 2024 11:31:15
They’re the ones we’re linked with WDW (randomly, Mourinho is suddenly being linked just because he was in attendance at the Fulham game) . I’ve said that Alonso is a non starter (he has literally said no he’s not interested), and Amorim is now seemingly a likely non starter, so of those managers linked to us, Slot is the best option of managers likely to be on the move this summer.

22 Apr 2024 11:45:55
VV - not making an opinion on Slot either way, was just meaning that I haven't really seen his name mentioned alongside others in press. Only place I'd seen him mentioned was in a couple of ed2 replies.

MK makes a good point about the strength of a league being a small factor. Like if a manager took the bottom placed team of any league and won it the next year or two, that would be impressive in any league. does that mean they can step in and replace Klopp? No, not on that alone as the job is more than just coaching the team.

Anyways, I've not been following the news really about the manager hunt, perhaps that's why I haven't seen Slot's name mentioned lol. Why is Amorim turning into a no?

22 Apr 2024 12:00:50
VV, Mou was at the Fulham game cos I think his son was or still is in their youth system, if Im not mistaken.

{Ed002's Note - That is not the reason he was there.}

22 Apr 2024 12:43:29
Didn't Steve mclaren win the league with az when he was speaking del trotter-esq Dutch in his interview?

{Ed025's Note - i remember that gmil, i was embarrassed for him mate and could not believe my ears...pure gold that.. :)

22 Apr 2024 14:34:21
It was Twente, gmil, but yeah he did win it. McClaren was a good coach/ manager from 2000-2010. Did a good job working under Fergie at United, did a very good job at Middlesbrough to earn him the England gig, then came back to club football and did a great job at Twente winning the first league title in their history. That decade, the only blot on his copybook was the England job which everyone seemed to fail at in his defence. I think the game moved past him after his first stint at Twente though and now he's just scratching around under EtH building up his retirement fund to be honest. Hard to know why he completely lost his edge. Maybe the horrors of the England job weighed heavy on him. The Dutch accent though is legendary. What was he thinking there?!

22 Apr 2024 14:40:55
Has to be one of the most cringy things i've ever seen ed25 ha ha, i don't think he even knew what he was thinking mk.

{Ed025's Note - i laughed my head off gmil, one of the funniest moments in sport ever.. :)

22 Apr 2024 15:40:52
By this logic we shouldn't have appointed Klopp because Felix Magath flopped in the Premier League. I swear people don't have brains anymore.

22 Apr 2024 15:43:48
@ Faithinworks - Slot is 2nd favourite with bookies after Amorim apparently.

22 Apr 2024 16:41:25
That McClaren Dutch accent was Partridgesque.

22 Apr 2024 16:45:32
Pretty sure someone said Amorim was 90% done and that was a few weeks ago ?.

22 Apr 2024 16:49:15
I think someone just misinterpreted a quote from KK who apparently said if we do get Amorim there ‘are neh slots’ left to fill! ?.

22 Apr 2024 17:09:48
For oilred, slot is second fav for the lfc position with bookies you are a plonker lad get you facts right before you jump in and stop making a fool of your self fella.

22 Apr 2024 20:39:44
@TIR, that’s true. I had somebody on here telling me everybody knew Amorim had got the job. He challenged me to bet money on it when I said I’d wait for the club’s announcement.

22 Apr 2024 21:25:44
Juande Ramos was rubbish so why would we want Alonso who is also Spanish?



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