Hodgson is Kop bound

ROY HODGSON was due to be named Liverpool manager today, according to the Liverpool Echo.

The newspaper claims the Reds have agreed a compensation package "in the region of 2million" with Fulham for the 62-year-old's release. Hodgson is reportedly due on Merseyside to complete the formalities of the deal which will see him succeed Rafael Benitez, who had six seasons in charge.