BREAKING NEWS: coming from anfield, ” I have come to see that I won’t be needed so I have to focus on the future in as I want to remain here I can’t force it. Ajax needs me so I have decided to make my move”. One man down Liverpool assistant manager Pep Lijnders has confirmed his move to Ajax after the season ends. Liverpool assistant Pep Lijnders has emerged as one of the candidates to be the new Ajax manager for next season. Lijnders is under consideration at the club, but still waiting on a decision. For sure, he will be leaving Liverpool alongside Jurgen Klopp – he’s not staying on beyond the end of this season.


Fabrizio Romano has detailed Liverpool’s requirements for a new center-back as they prepare for the upcoming summer transfer window amidst a period of transition following Jurgen Klopp’s departure. Romano emphasizes that much of Liverpool’s transfer strategy will be dictated by the identity of Klopp’s successor. The center-back position is of particular concern, especially considering Joel Matip’s potential departure due to injury.

Romano underscores that concrete transfer targets are not yet identified, as the club awaits the appointment of their new manager. Liverpool traditionally involves the manager in transfer decisions, and the incoming coach will play a pivotal role in determining the profile of players targeted and the financial commitment to bolster the squad.

Additionally, Liverpool’s coaching staff is undergoing changes beyond Klopp’s exit. Assistant manager Pep Lijnders is set to depart, with a move to Ajax on the cards. Romano confirms that Lijnders is being considered for the managerial position at Ajax for the upcoming season. While Lijnders awaits a decision, it’s certain that he will leave Liverpool alongside Klopp at the end of the current season.

Lijnders is highly regarded in European football circles for his contributions as an assistant coach, with potential to transition into a successful head coach. Ajax has included Lijnders in their shortlist of managerial candidates for the next season as they prepare to usher in a new era. Lijnders himself is eager for a fresh challenge after his impactful tenure alongside Klopp at Liverpool.

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