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Is Arne Slot holding a press conference? What Liverpool have said about new manager unveiling

Arne Slot looks on
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Liverpool are preparing for a new era under Arne Slot after Jurgen Klopp's departure from Anfield.

The Dutchman joins the Reds from Feyenoord, where he won the Eredivisie and Dutch Cup across a three-year spell. Slot's team also qualified for the Champions League in multiple seasons and reached the Europa Conference League final in 2022, losing to Jose Mourinho's Roma.

The Reds face a summer of change with a new manager in the dugout for the first time since Klopp succeeded Brendan Rodgers in October 2015. Below is the latest on what to expect from Slot's first few months in charge...

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When does Slot start?

Slot began working at Liverpool on Saturday, June 1. However, he was spotted on Merseyside before his official start date.

Will he hold a press conference?

The expectation is that Liverpool will hold a press conference to unveil Slot as their new head coach. However, the Reds have yet to announce any details on when this will be.

When will pre-season training begin?

The Liverpool players are set to return to pre-season training in the first week of July. However, not everyone is expected to join up at the same time with those involved in the European Championships and the Copa America this summer to be given more time off.

Will there be a pre-season tour?

Yes, the Reds will jet off for a pre-season tour of the USA on July 26, 2024. Liverpool will play friendlies stateside this summer against Real Betis, Arsenal and Manchester United.

When is Slot's first Premier League match?

The 2024/25 season kicks off on August 17. It is not yet known when Liverpool's first game will be but the full fixture list will be released at 9am BST on June 18.