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EPL: Liverpool’s Sporting Director, Edwards To Step Down At End Of His Contract

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Michael Edwards, Liverpool’s sporting director has notify the club’s hierarchy he will leave his role as the director at the end of his contract.

He joined the Kop in 2011 for a commendable move that is believed to bring huge recognition to his career as either a sporting director or scouting manager having spent two years at Manchester City.

Edwards works at Liverpool as the club’s scouting manager even for Spain and Portugal as at when he joined, but in 2015 he became the club’s loan pathways and football partnership manager that enables Liverpool’s academy youngsters to experience senior football.

The Kop’s sporting director went on to laid the foundations that eventually catapults the club into a successful era winning the UEFA Champions League in 2019 and their first league title in 30 years, having worked hand in hand with Jurgen Klopp since been promoted to assistant sporting director in 2020.

Julian Ward, Edwards’ assistant will take up the reign in the summer of 2022, and the Anfield faithful will hope to see him achieve success just like his outgoing predecessor.

With rumors linking Edwards to the Santiago Bernabeu, we might get to see him in Real Madrid in the future but as it stands nothing is confirmed yet.

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