Julian Ward, Liverpool's sporting director, will leave at the end of the season

Only a few months after succeeding Michael Edwards, Julian Ward will leave his position as sports director of the Liverpool football club after the end of the current season. Before the summer transfer window, Ward replaced outgoing sports director Edwards in the role of general manager. Before his predecessor’s departure, he had been eased into the position gradually.

Ward was believed to be the perfect match to carry on Edwards’ excellent work in developing Liverpool’s recruitment division into one of the finest in the business. Ward, on the other hand, revealed on Thursday that he would be leaving his post at the end of the season.

Jim Moxon, the club doctor, left in August, and Liverpool has not yet found a replacement. It is believed that many employees were unprepared for his departure. Earlier this year, Klopp and his coaching staff agreed to extensions through 2026, but there is growing unhappiness among people in positions of authority close to them.

Jurgen Klopp, who extended his contract until 2026 in April, will play a crucial role in the decision. Ward, who formerly played for Manchester City, has no immediate intentions to join another team, according to the Liverpool Echo.

Ward’s resignation comes as Fenway Sports Group, Liverpool’s US owners, ponder selling the club. Under Klopp, Liverpool won the Premier League in 2019-20 and reached three Champions League finals, winning the trophy in 2019.

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