Jurgen Klopp may have caused fresh calamity behind the scenes as report clarifies his involvement

Jurgen Klopp has reportedly become “increasingly central” to Liverpool’s transfer policy over the past 12 months, a factor that may have contributed to Julian Ward’s decision to step down as sporting director next May. .

This comes courtesy of Paul Joyce in The Times (as reported by This Is Anfield) and the German played a key role in the decisions to bring the likes of Luis Díaz and Darwin Núñez to Anfield.

The key executive joins research director Ian Graham in delivering his notice with the Reds now needing to fill three key positions.

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It’s an added element of turbulence that we simply didn’t need at a time when a potential acquisition was looming and our start to the campaign was far from ideal.

Ultimately though, we have trusted FSG so far and the Americans have hardly let us down with appointments across the board.

It is admittedly a bit unsettling that an outside hire would be required to replace Ward given the success of our continuity policy, although we are sure there will be plenty of high-quality candidates interested in working with a club and development project. our caliber.

Hopefully Jurgen Klopp being more involved in the transfer talks should also be a sign that we are moving in a different direction that allows us to better compete with the big spenders in our division.

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