Voller confirms coach’s interest in returning to Anfield.
Bayer Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voller says the club’s head-coach Sami Hyypia wants to return to Liverpool as manager in the future.
Hyypia spent ten years at Anfield before leaving to play for the Bundesliga outfit in 2009, where he was first appointed assistant manager before taking over the reigns last summer.
The Finn has impressed as Leverkusen boss and is on the verge of guiding the club into next season’s Champions League, courtesy of a top four finish.
Leverkusen currently sit third in the Bundesliga, eight points clear of fifth-placed Freiburg.
Hyypia has receive widespread praise for his work at the BayArena but Voller admitted that the 39-year-old will return to Merseyside in the future.
“Sami has all the ingredients to become a great coach,” Voller is quoted as telling Sky.
“The only problem is that at some point he will go to Liverpool. This is his dream.”
Hyypia helped Liverpool to a Champions League, UEFA Cup, two FA Cups and two League Cups during his stay with the club.