Bundesliga - Hyypia: It would be a dream to become Liverpool boss

Bayer Leverkusen coach Sami Hyypia has admitted that he 'dreams' of becoming Liverpool manager one day.

Champions League - Hyypia hoping for intense Leverkusen performance

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Sami Hyypia's Bayer Leverkusen side have made a promising start to the season

The 39-year-old former Reds defender has made an impressive start to his managerial career, guiding Leverkusen into the Champions League, and he told Bild that a return to Anfield in the future is an attractive proposition.

"I have got two special places in my heart. I was born in Finland, and there the job as the national team coach is the biggest job. Liverpool has the other place in my heart. I don’t want to say, ‘That’s my goal’, but -- after the ten years I played there -- it would also be a dream to one day be the Liverpool manager," he told the German newspaper.

"I live in the here and now, and that means Bayer Leverkusen, which gives me a lot of pleasure."

Hyypia will shadow England manager Roy Hodgson ahead of the next round of the World Cup qualifiers.

Hyypia played 464 times for Liverpool during a ten-year spell at the club that ended in 2009.

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