Roberto Martinez’s Liverpool FC snub explained

Roberto Martinez declined the opportunity to become Liverpool manager when he didn’t agree with the proposed management structure the club’s owners intend to put into place.

Liverpool’s manager shortlist grows longer

Liverpool may be speaking to up to 12 candidates for the vacant manager’s position at Anfield according to reports today, with Wigan’s Roberto Martinez, former England boss Fabio Capello and ex-Barcelona star Pep Guardiola amongst the targets.

Liverpool approach Martinez, Villas-Boas and… Rafa Benitez?

Intermediaries acting on behalf of Liverpool for Fenway Sports Group have made approaches to Roberto Martinez, Andre Villas-Boas and former Reds boss Rafa Benitez, according to reports. All three could potentially be interviewed next week.

Next LFC Boss: The 5 Candidates

So who is worthy of filling the boots of Kenny Dalglish, arguably Liverpool’s most adored player of all time and manager on two occasions? We take a look at the top five candidates for the Anfield hot seat…