Lineker and more: Twitter reacts as Jurgen Klopp agrees Liverpool deal

Gary Lineker and Rio Ferdinand both tweet their thoughts as Jurgen Klopp agrees a three-year deal to become Liverpool manager

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Jurgen Klopp has agreed a three-year deal with Liverpool to become the Merseyside outfit’s next manager.

The news has been reported by the British media on Thursday afternoon, after The Sport Review exclusively revealed that the German is set to be appointed this week.

No contract has yet been signed by that is expected to be a formality when the former Borussia Dortmund coach arrives on Merseyside later on Thursday.

News of Klopp’s imminent appointment as Liverpool boss has inevitably prompted a flurry of activity on Twitter – and here are some of our favourite instant reactions to the news.

Gary Lineker is very excited to welcome the German to the Premier League:

Jan Aage Fjortoft is a big fan of the charismatic 48-year-old:

Phil Neville is expecting a change of style at Anfield under Klopp:

Rio Ferdinand agrees with the former Everton and Manchester United man:

Former Liverpool man Stan Collymore chimes in:

And that just leaves a former Anfield favourite to have the final say:

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