Liverpool sporting director Julian Ward will leave the club at the end of the season, just a few months after Michael Edwards replaced him in the role.
Edwards is credited as the man who built Jurgen Klopp’s side that won the Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup in recent seasons. But he moved away in the summer to take a break from football.
Edwards has not yet returned to football, despite offers from Chelsea and others.
Ward actually served as Edwards’ deputy and was subsequently promoted. However, this will be Lorde’s only season on the job as he also plans to leave and take his own break. 90 minutes He understands that he has no other job prepared.
was contained in Liverpool For a decade in various roles, he joined from Manchester City in 2012.
Even before Edwards officially departed in May, the transfer of responsibility was in full flow and Ward was thought to have been key in the January signing of Luis Diaz from Porto and the summer arrival of Darwin Núñez from Benfica.
90 minutes He understands that Liverpool intend to appoint someone new to the club as his successor, rather than going for another internal promotion.
It also adds to the recent big upsets at Anfield. Results on the pitch so far this season have fallen below the high level set in recent years, while FSG owners have also confirmed their intention to welcome new investment into the club or possibly sell it outright.