How Greece's next manager could help Liverpool sign Zambrano

Armin Veh - Eintracht Frankfurt manager

Greece's next managerial appointment could pave the way for Brendan Rodgers to sign a long term target for Liverpool.

There’s a very good reason Liverpool fans should be interested in the next potential coach of the Greek national side.

German website Kicker has reported that Eintracht Frankfurt boss Armin Veh has been approached by Greece to replace current coach Fernando Santos after the World Cup.

News has already been announced that Santos will be leaving his current post after the tournament in Brazil and if the Eintracht boss replaces him, Liverpool could re-visit the idea of signing Eintracht defender Carlos Zambrano.

Zambrano has been strongly linked with a move to Anfield during the time Brendan Rodgers has been in charge, suggesting the 24-year-old Peruvian is a player that Brendan Rodgers admires.

Zambrano has been a regular under Veh so far this season, starting every single game in the Bundesliga that he’s been selected for.

It’s likely that previous enquiries for him by Liverpool in the past have been directly knocked back by Eintracht’s manager because Zambrano will be one of the first names down on the team sheet every week.

Whether Liverpool need another central defender is questionable and any deal for Zambrano is likely to depend on someone making way before he comes in.

Liverpool have a very good core of central defenders in the form of Martin Sktel, Daniel Agger, Mamadou Sakho and Kolo Toure with support in the form of Tiago Ilori, currently on loan away from the club.

Agger has been linked with a summer exit with both Barcelona and Napoli thought to be interested in the Danish defender.

However, Liverpool are a very difficult side to consider leaving at the moment as they could still win the Premier League title and will have Champions League football to enjoy next season.

The Reds have conceded more goals than any side in the top five, with only Spurs conceding more in the top eight, but when someone leaves, the idea of going after Zambrano will become more realistic but only then.

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