Liverpool sporting director Julian Ward will leave the club at the end of the season, only a few months after replacing Michael Edwards in the role.
Edwards is credited as the man who built Jurgen Klopp’s team that has won Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup trophies in recent seasons. But he stepped away in the summer to take a break from football.
Edwards has not yet returned to football, although has fielded offers from Chelsea and others.
Ward had already worked as Edwards’ deputy and was subsequently promoted. However, this will be Ward’s only season in the job…