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Liverpool to open talks with Jurgen Klopp over contract extension

Liverpool have opened negotiations with Jurgen Klopp over extending the German tacticians contract with the club according to the Independent.

Klopp was appointed as manager last October in place of Brendan Rodgers and has experienced a successful spell since moving to the Premier League.

The report goes onto state that Liverpool owners the Fenway Sports Group want to secure a long-term contract with Klopp who has two years remaining on this current deal. The former Borussia Dortmund manager does currently have the option to extend his contract by a year.

The Independent also states that negotiations are focused on the direction and ambition of the club and not on finances.

Liverpool reached the League Cup final where they were defeated by Manchester City and reached the Europa League final where they lost to Sevilla. Despite the defeats Liverpool looked a far improved side to the one Klopp took over back in October.

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