Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is reportedly a part of a nine-man shortlist of Paris Saint-Germain’s managerial targets this summer. According to recent reports, the Ligue 1 outfit are ready to sack their current manager Unai Emery at the end of the current campaign after the French giants crashed out of the UEFA Champions League knockout stages at the hands of Real Madrid.
It is believed that Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane is their number one target but they have also made a contingency plan with eight potential candidates being lined up for the managerial role at the Parc des Princes. Some sources in the French media have also claimed that the Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is one of the candidates for the role after the German manager has impressed with his style of ‘heavy metal’ football at Anfield since his arrival at Merseyside in October 2015.
However, Jurgen Klopp’s current contract at Liverpool runs out in 2022 which makes a move to PSG highly unlikely in the summer. Hence, it feels like a story to fill the papers as the German boss remains committed to the Liverpool clause and will hope that his Reds side can challenge for major trophies next season.
The Merseyside club are currently sitting in the 3rd position in the Premier League table after their emphatic 5-0 victory over Watford on Saturday. The Anfield-based outfit find themselves just above Tottenham Hotspur, who are in fourth place with a two-point gap separating the two teams at the…