Liverpool chief Ayre insists Clarke could be long-term appointment

Liverpool commercial chief Ian Ayre insists the appointment of Steve Clarke is no short-term signing. Clarke was named Reds assistant manager to the end of the season yesterday.

Liverpool commercial chief Ian Ayre insists the appointment of Steve Clarke is no short-term signing.

Clarke was named Reds assistant manager to the end of the season yesterday.

On whether his stay could be prolonged at the end of the season, Ayre said: "Steve is with us until the end of the season and we're discussing with him about the long-term."

Clarke will act as Kenny Dalglish's No2.

 
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