‘Edwards’ retirement from sporting director at the end of the season

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It follows earlier news after Liverpool announced that Michael Edwards would leave the club’s sporting directorship.

When his contract expires this season.

It was reported in the summer that Edwards. Who worked with the club since 2011 and became sporting director in 2016, will leave the club next year.

That would result in a change in the club’s management, with Julian Ward, now assistant sporting director, to be replaced when Edwards leaves Jurgen Klopp.

On preparing to bid farewell to Edwards’ position, “I wish Michael and his family the best of luck.”

“I know he doesn’t leave his position immediately or rush out. Which is good, so we can work together a bit longer. If we are as lucky as we have until now We will probably make some special memories for the club for the rest of the time.

And the dedication he had for our success, it’s what everyone already “

” I believe in Mike Gordon and team owner in the vision they have for what. happens next is Julian and I worked for since he became manager of loan players, as well as in other roles throughout his time 12 months ago, “

” we have so many nice people in the club. Everyone is dedicated to what we have achieved and I have nothing but confidence. That we will develop, advance and improve the organization.”

Edwards took over as the club’s head of analytics in 2011 before becoming technical director of performance.

followed by being the Technical Director By November 2016, he took up his new role as sporting director.

in charge of all football departments of the club It also has an important role in finding players, grabbing players, holding players and releasing players in the team.

His management has been instrumental in his success on the pitch under Klopp. Reaching the Champions League final two years in a row and winning six European titles.

Liverpool won the UEFA Super Cup. and the world club followed Before ending the long wait for the Premier League title in June 2020

Newcastle United were reportedly interested in bringing Edwards as sporting director to join forces with Eddie. Howe takes the club to greatness