Hodgson dead man walking at Liverpool as replacements lined up
The American owners will NOT, however, rush into an appointment and will only move when they have found the right man.
Marseille's Didier Deschamps and Owen Coyle - boss of today's Anfield visitors Bolton - are high on the list, but both are currently unavailable.
That could buy Hodgson a little longer, even though his long-term fate is already sealed, just six months into the job.
Ex-Barcelona boss Frank Rijkaard is out of work but not the shoo-in bookies rate him.
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