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Five possible replacements for Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers, including Jurgen Klopp and returning hero

Liverpool lost 2-1 to Aston Villa in the FA Cup semi-finals on Sunday, putting manager Brendan Rodgers under pressure with another trophy-less season on the cards.

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The Reds also look likely to not be involved in the Champions League in the next campaign. They are currently seven points behind fourth placed Manchester City in the Premier League, although the Merseyside club do have a game in hand. Former boss Kenny Dalglish was fired after winning the League Cup and failing to get in to Europe’s premier club competition.

Rodgers hasn’t even managed to do this, meaning someone else could come in. Here are five candidates…

5) Jurgen Klopp, Borussia Dortmund

Jurgen Klopp Dortmund

After announcing that he will be leaving the Bundesliga side in the summer, the German has become one of the hottest properties on the continent. While he would be perfect for the job, it isn’t guaranteed the German will be keen on the role.

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