Liverpool have agreement in place for new sporting director, signalling a new era for the Reds: report

Liverpool celebrates after scoring the third goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Nottingham Forest at Anfield on April 22, 2023 in Liverpool, England.
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Liverpool are about to embark on a bold new direction, with a new sporting director having agreed his move to Anfield this summer.

It was only 12 months ago that the much-lauded Michael Edwards left his role on Merseyside, having been key for much of the club's recruitment over Jurgen Klopp's tenure. Julian Ward stepped into the sporting director role in his absence – but is set to depart a year into the role, after landing a similar job at Ajax

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.