Jurgen Klopp agrees deal to become new Liverpool FC manager

Jurgen Klopp has agreed a deal to become the manager of Liverpool Football Club.

The 48 year old German is set to be the successor to Brendan Rodgers and is currently on his way to Merseyside to complete his contract.

Liverpool Football Club have announced they will hold a press conference at Anfield for 10am tomorrow morning for what they describe as a 'major club announcement'.

Jurgen Klopp new Liverpool FC manager

Klopp spent his entire 12 year playing career at Mainz before becoming manager until 2008.  He then moved to Borussia Dortmund where he took the side from 13th to 6th, 5th and then back to back Bundesliga titles.

He also picked up a German Cup, as well as there Super Cup titles with Dortmund - and took them to the Champions League final in 2013.

He left Dortmund at the end of last season to take what has proved to be a short 'sabbatical' from the game.

He is expected to become the second highest paid manager in the Premier League, behind Chelsea's Jose Mourinho and will sign a contract until the summer of 2019.

As reported earlier there will be large changes to LFC's backroom staff.

Klopp spoke in Germany to the media

However he shortly left Dortmund and arrived at Liverpool Airport shortly after 5pm.

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