Fabrizio Romano just dropped big morning update on Ruben Amorim’s London talks

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Fabrizio Romano has confirmed talks between Ruben Amorim and West Ham’s board in London on Monday.

The Portuguese international was flown to the English capital to discuss a potential future move, ‘while discussions with Liverpool are on stand-by’, according to the journalist on X (formerly Twitter).

The Merseysiders are understood to be considering a multitude of candidates, with interviews planned for April.

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The current state of play with Liverpool’s next manager

Xabi Alonso’s ‘no’ to Bayern Munich and Liverpool left our fanbase understandably disappointed but still optimistic over an alternative.

The 39-year-old Sporting Lisbon head coach very much seemed to fit the bill for what we’d be looking for.

Sporting fans may not get their wish either way – (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP via Getty Images)

Tactical brilliance, a willingness to develop young players, a charismatic presence… what’s not to love about Amorim?

Experience in a more challenging league is admittedly lacking, but it’s hard to imagine many other young managers ticking so many boxes.

Perhaps there’s something in the data available to Michael Edwards and Richard Hughes that’s causing some concern?

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