Liverpool warned off backroom supremo who hired Xabi Alonso at Bayer Leverkusen

West Ham's technical director Tim Steidten pictured during the Irons' FA Cup clash against Bristol City in January 2024.
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Liverpool could be frustrated in their hopes of bringing in a new technical director this summer, with West Ham United said to fancy their chances of retaining Tim Steidten’s services amid rumours linking him with a vacancy at Anfield.

The Reds are currently without a sporting director after announcing Jorg Schmadtke’s departure following the January transfer window, with Michael Edwards reported to have turned down the opportunity to head back to Anfield as his replacement.

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