The German newspaper has touted the former Borussia Dortmund man as an ideal replacement for Brendan Rodgers.
The Anfield outfit announced yesterday that Brendan Rodgers had been relieved of his role with the club following a 1-1 draw against Everton in the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park.
The Northern Irishman had been under incredible pressure in recent weeks after an initially positive start to the new season started to go decidedly sideways.
Defeats against West Ham and Manchester United seemed to be the straw that broke the camel’s back, with poor performances in cup competitions also adding to the sense of gloom around Anfield.
The successful trainer walked away from former club Borussia Dortmund in the summer after a tough domestic campaign in 2014-15, but won two Bundesliga titles in his time at Signal Iduna Park and led the Ruhr Valley outfit to the final of the Champions League also.