Santiago Giménez is left without a coach: Arne Slot confirmed his departure from Feyenoord and his move to Liverpool – La Opinion

Santiago Giménez is left without a coach: Arne Slot confirmed his departure from Feyenoord and his move to Liverpool – La Opinion


Although Liverpool have not yet made official the hiring of Arne Slotthis Friday the Dutch technical director confirmed that he will take over the reins of the Reds so the Mexican forward Santiago Gimenez He was left without a coach in the Rotterdam team.

In a press conference prior to this Sunday’s match against Excelsior, which marks the end of the Eredivisie season, the Dutch strategist also confirmed that he will also head to the Anfield Road team, where he will be the successor of the German Jürgen Klopp who will not continue with the team.

“Well, I can at least say that I will be Liverpool manager next year, so that’s it.”commented Arne Slot with a visible smile on his face although he did not want to delve into the subject taking into account that he still has one game left at the head of the team. Feyenoord.

Feyenoord's technical director, Arne Slot, is in his last games with the Rotterdam team before leaving for England to coach Liverpool.
Feyenoord’s technical director, Arne Slot, is in his last games with the Rotterdam team before leaving for England to coach Liverpool.
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“I think there are more questions that there may be after the weekend, I am more than willing to answer them. Now all the attention must be focused on saying goodbye, which I do myself, clarifying all doubts about Liverpool, giving up the noise necessary to say goodbye.”he added.

The young Dutch coach’s words came on the same day that Feyenoord published a video on their social networks in gratitude for his time with the team in which you can see some of the best moments experienced by the strategist at the head of the club.

Arne Slot, 45 years old, arrived at Feyenoord in mid-2021 and in his second season with the team he was proclaimed champion of the Eredivisie last season, having the Mexican forward Santiago Giménez as his main ally, being one of the great figures of the team .

Arne Slot greeting Daniele De Rossi after Feyenoord's elimination at the hands of AS Roma in the Europa League playoffs.
Dutch technical director Arne Slot greeting Italian Daniele De Rossi after Feyenoord’s elimination at the hands of AS Roma in the Europa League playoffs.
Credit: Alessandra Tarantino | AP

This season, with “Bebote” also being the great offensive piece, they were second in the standings behind the champion PSV Eindhoven of also Mexican Hirving “Chucky” Lozano. Those from Rotterdam were not left empty-handed when they won the Dutch Cup.

Is Santiago Giménez going to Liverpool?

For several months now there has been talk about the possibility of Santiago Giménez leaving Feyenoord before next season with teams from Spain and Italy as the main candidates to acquire the services of the 23-year-old Mexican forward.

However, since the negotiations between Liverpool and Arne Slot to take over the Reds became known, there has been speculation about the possibility that the Dutch coach will push to take the attacker to the Premier League taking into account the good relationship between both.

Santiago Giménez this season has scored 23 goals in the Netherlands tournament, however he has been the target of constant criticism within the team that calls for the departure of the Mexican player.

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