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Romano delves into the financials of Liverpool’s appointment of Arne Slot; says everything is in place

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By Shrishh Attavar

Fabrizio Romano speaks of Liverpool FC’s appointment of Arne Slot

Delving into the financial aspect of Liverpool Football Club’s appointment of Arne Slot as the incoming Head Coach after Jurgen Klopp ends his tenure at the club, Fabrizio Romano spoke of the Reds’ compensation to Feyenoord.

Noting in his Daily Briefing [subscription required] via Substack, here is what Romano had to say:

“To clarify something on compensation to Feyenoord – it’s true that Liverpool are going to spend €9m plus €2m in add-ons on Slot, but also for the entire backroom staff, what I’m hearing is that Liverpool are investing something like €13-15m. It’s almost guaranteed to be something like €13.5m and could go up to €15m with some add-ons. I’m also hearing that Liverpool will pay that in one year, and these payment terms made a difference to get a deal accepted by Feyenoord.”

Klopp’s on his way out, and Slot’s on his way in – but it’s not just about swapping one face for another. This move signals a big shake-up behind the scenes too. Slot’s not coming alone; he’s bringing his crew with him. And Liverpool’s not skimping on the expenses. They’re shelling out the big bucks to ensure Slot’s transition to Anfield is as smooth as possible.

Now, what does this mean for Liverpool’s future? Well, it’s clear they’re not messing about. They’re investing big in Slot, betting on him to lead the Reds to glory. But it’s not just about the money – it’s about the strategy behind it. The Dutchman will exclusively take care of football while Michael Edwards and Richard Hughes will take care of the rest, including transfers.

But let’s not forget the bigger picture here. This move isn’t just about Slot; it’s about the future of Liverpool Football Club. With Klopp bowing out, Liverpool’s at a crossroads. They need a leader who can take them to the next level, and they’re banking on Slot to be that man.

According to Romano, the initial contract is not a long-term one, but with the chance to extend it at a point in time later. We have to see how that goes, but hopefully, he will enjoy a whole lot of success at Liverpool and help Liverpool extend their trophy cabinet.

Fabrizio Romano speaks of Liverpool FC's appointment of Arne Slot.
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So, what’s next for Liverpool? Well, with Slot set to take the reins, all eyes will be on Anfield to see how he fares. The pressure’s on, but if there’s one thing Liverpool knows how to do, it’s rise to the occasion. With the backing of the club and the fans behind him, Slot has all the tools he needs to succeed. It’s a new era for Liverpool, and with Slot at the helm, the future’s looking bright.