Jeremy Wilson: Anfield's woes have been caused by a lack of vision and good enough personnel, rather than the principle of collective decision-making
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Dietmar Hamann, Stefan Effenberg and Emre Can all say 'ja bitte' after Jürgen Klopp is installed as favourite to replace Brendan Rodgers at Anfield
Jurgen Klopp's recruitment at Anfield now looks a formality with an announcement possible as soon as this Friday
Jonathan Liew: Straight-shooting German manager has all the traits to bring joy back to Anfield
Former Borussia Dortmund coach expected to hold talks at Anfield in coming days after club sack Brendan Rodgers
Chris Bascombe: It is club's belief they have players capable of at least competing for top four but will new manager agree?
Data: The Anfield manager has been under pressure for a while - and the stats prove he was out of ideas