Who is Richard Hughes? Arsenal, Bournemouth and Portsmouth player linked with Liverpool sporting director job

Pre-season Friendly - AFC Bournemouth v Real Madrid Richard Hughes of Bournemouth
Richard Hughes captaining Bournemouth during a pre-season friendly vs Real Madrid in July 2013 (Image credit: Getty Images)

As Liverpool's continued search for a new sporting director goes on, a brand new name has been linked with the vacant position at Anfield.

Bournemouth's current Technical Director Richard Hughes recently announced he will leave the Vitality Stadium at the end of the season which has sent the rumour mill into overdrive.

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Matthew Holt

Bio: Matthew is a freelance journalist and has currently racked up bylines for Manchester United, Manchester Evening News, GOAL and SPORTbible to name a few. A long-term sufferer of Scunthorpe United, he currently resides in the north-west after escaping the smog of North Lincolnshire.