Liverpool sporting director Julian Ward has determined to depart the Premier League membership on the finish of the season, a 12 months after he changed Michael Edwards within the position.
Julian Ward stepping down as Liverpool sporting director (Liverpool Picture)
By India Today Web Desk: Julian Ward is stepping down as sporting director of Liverpool soccer membership on the finish of the season, simply months after succeeding Michael Edwards. Ward took over as sporting director from earlier director Edwards forward of the summer time switch window, having been progressively eased into the place previous to his predecessor’s departure.
Ward was anticipated to be the best match to proceed Edwards’ spectacular work in remodeling Liverpool’s recruitment workforce into the most effective within the sport. Ward, nonetheless, introduced on Thursday afternoon that he can be leaving his place on the finish of the season.
Liverpool are additionally but to switch membership physician Jim Moxon, whose August departure is believed to have caught many workers members off guard. Klopp and his teaching workers prolonged their contracts till 2026 earlier this 12 months, however there’s rising discontent amongst these in positions round them.
After extending his contract to 2026 in April, supervisor Jurgen Klopp will play a key position within the determination. In accordance with the Liverpool Echo, Ward, who beforehand performed for Manchester Metropolis, has no plans to affix one other membership immediately.
Ward’s departure comes as Liverpool’s US house owners, Fenway Sports activities Group, are contemplating promoting the membership. Liverpool gained the Premier League in 2019-20 and have reached three Champions League finals underneath Klopp, successful the title in 2019.