The Reds boss wants a big success each year at Anfield.
The former forward is impressed by the Liverpool manager after they recently met for an interview.
Hull, Stoke City, Sunderland and West Brom are all interested in the 21-year-old.
The Swedish international joined from Torino recently.
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The left-back has been told he can leave Villa Park.
The striker has indicated he is not happy playing anywhere but as a centre forward for Liverpool.
Stoke City have so far signed Ramadan Sobhi and Joe Allen.
The right-back completed a move to St James' Park on Wednesday.
The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder looks to be on his way to the Bundesliga.