With Capello’s men safely through to the last 16 his high hopes that the FA may call on him to take up the England job appear to have receded and it is believed the Liverpool FC board have now decided that Roy is Liverpool’s number one target.
Liverpool are believed to have interviewed Martin O’Neill, Manuel Pellegrini and Alex McLeish as part of the search but are now shifting their focus back on to the Fulham boss.
The appointment could affect Kenny Dalglish’s future at the club. The former manager and player is believed to have been disappointed by being snubbed by the board.
The reds have been without a manager for 21 days and are keen to tie up a deal before more Liverpool players complete their World Cup campaigns. Milan Jovanovic is one player who will now be seeking to secure and clarify his future.
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