Liverpool could be set to lose one member of their coaching staff, according to a report by Paul Joyce, the respected football journalist. The journalist, who works with The Times Merseyside claimed on Twitter that Michael Beale has been approached by Sao Paulo manager, Rogerio Ceni to become his assistant.
Beale,the Liverpool U-23s manager is expected to leave his role at Anfield, and has been reported to have started learning Portuguese to fast track his acclimatization to Brazilian life. Joyce made this declaration on Friday night on his personal Twitter handle.
Liverpool U23s coach Michael Beale to join São Paulo
— paul joyce (@_pauljoyce) December 2, 2016
Globo Esporte, the Brazilian sport publication reveals that Ceni made the contact with Beale in September. He was spotted watching the 4-0 victory over Capivariano on Sunday alongside Ceni, but the deal could be made public next week.
Joyce reported that Beale will join the Brazilian club imminently, but revealed he is in the dark about the nature of his job, though Brazilian media have claimed that he is to become Ceni’s No 2 man.