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Liverpool assistant manager Pep Lijnders has found a landing spot – Find out his next destination

The assistant manager of Liverpool, Pep Lijnders, is looking to have found a new employer post his departure from Anfield. The Reds will be having a huge overhaul in their management with Jurgen Klopp and co. leaving next season.

There were speculations that the 41-year old can be the successor to Klopp after his departure. However, after getting a green light to leave Merseyside, Lijnders is now looking to be handed a head coach role. There were a couple of clubs interested in his managerial skills.

What’s next for Pep Lijnders after Liverpool?

Clubs like Ajax and Besiktas were keen on signing Liverpool assistant manager. The Dutch giants are undergoing a very tough period in their footballing history. Now, another name emerging in the race are Austrian champions RB Salzburg.

The Red Bull club have won 10 straight titles in Austria, although trail Sturm Graz by two points heading into the final game of the season on Sunday. Having employed interim coach Onur Cinel after sacking Gerhard Struber in April, Salzburg are looking for a new manager this summer. Moreover, Pep is also said to be keen on the job.

With previous RB managers Roger Schmidt, Adi Hutter, Marco Rose and Jesse Marsch since being given chances in bigger leagues, Lijnders reportedly thinks it could be the ideal position for him. Liverpool has worked with both of Europe’s Red Bull clubs before and admires how they’re managed. Hiring Lijnders could be appealing to Liverpool.

If he succeeds, it could create opportunities for him at Liverpool. In the short term, it might also help Liverpool in player transfers because Salzburg is known for developing talent, and with Lijnders leading, Liverpool might gain an advantage in signing potential players. Wherever he ends up, Liverpool fans will be happy to see their man growing as an individual.

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