Brendan Rodgers' wait to become the new Liverpool manager is almost over with just the final details of the paperwork on his move from Swansea to be signed off.

Discussions over compensation were not, as expected, an issue and further negotiations appear to have seen the 39-year-old secure agreements to bring three members of his backroom team with him.

Swansea were looking for between £4 million and £5m to compensate them for the loss of Rodgers, who only signed a new three-and-a-half-year contract in February.

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