From the Back Pages, October 6: Jurgen Klopp to Liverpool: German favourite, Carlo Ancelotti also in running, owners confirm search is ‘underway’

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Jürgen Klopp is the leading candidate to become Liverpool’s next manager after Brendan Rodgers was sacked following a 1-1 draw with Everton in the Merseyside derby. (The Independent)

Liverpool’s decision to sack Brendan Rodgers just eight games into the new Premier League season could cost the club more than £10million. (The Telegraph)

Brendan Rodgers has jetted off to Malaga just 24 hours after being sacked as Liverpool manager. (The Mirror)

Jurgen Klopp has told Liverpool that he will only come to Anfield as Brendan Rodgers’ replacement if he is given final say on transfers at the Barclays Premier League club. (Daily Mail)

JOSE MOURINHO has been charged with misconduct in relation to media comments he made after Saturday’s 3-1 defeat against Southampton. (The Express)

The second Twenty20 cricket match between India and South Africa was suspended on Monday after fans, angry about the performance of the home team, started hurling plastic bottles on to the ground. (The Guardian)

England are under investigation from World Rugby over allegations that two coaches approached match officials in the tunnel at half time of their 33-13 defeat by Australia at Twickenham on Saturday night. (The Times)

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