Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said he likes the way Feyenoord manager and potential successor Arne Slot’s team play football.

The Reds are in talks with the Dutch club about recruiting Slot to replace Klopp, who is leaving at the end of the season.

Slot confirmed on Thursday that he hopes to get the Anfield job and that “the clubs are in negotiations”.

“I like a lot about it if he is the one who wants to take the job,” said Klopp.

“I like the way his team play football, all the things I hear about him as a guy say he’s a good guy.

“I like that a lot – good guy, good coach and looking forward for the club if he is the solution. I’m more than happy, it sounds all really good.”

The attacking style of the 45-year-old and his ability to develop players, along with his personality, are believed to appeal to Liverpool.

Slot led Feyenoord to the 2022-23 Eredivisie title, while this season they have won the Dutch Cup and are set to finish second in their league.

Asked about the job Slot would be taking on if appointed, Klopp added: “Best job in the world, best club in the world. Now it looks like [Slot is] helped by [Liverpool] not finishing on a high so there’s space for improvement.”

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