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Michael Edwards, the Reds' great comeback

Michael Edwards, the Reds' great comeback


Michael Edwards

Two years after leaving Liverpool where he left behind a stellar job as sporting director for a decade, Michael Edwards has given up and returned to the Reds as head of football.

Liverpool will bid farewell at the end of the season to the legend Jurgen Klopp, who has reformed it since October 2015 when he was at the helm of the team, with the Reds management not sitting idly by the next day and implementing the first great version of it.

It's not about a successor to the German or any famous footballer, it's about a fantastic comeback, with Michael Edwards teaming up with FSG to return to Anfield immediately as the man in charge of everything in the football department and transfer planning.

The news was revealed on Tuesday afternoon (12/03) by English media, with the 44-year-old returning to the club just two years after leaving the sporting director role where he thrived for a decade.

This is because he was the one who completed the big deals that brought Liverpool onto the field, agreeing with the other teams on the transfer of Salah, Mane, Alisson, Van Dijk, Fabinho, Zota and Konate, with the expectation of his first transfer to the Reds. To be the appointment of Richard Hughes to the position of technical director (he was dismissed by Bournemouth).

It is noteworthy that Edwards had rejected offers from Manchester United and Chelsea in the summer of 2022 when he left Anfield, but now, with his new evolving role, he is expected to immediately take the steps to find a successor to Jurgen Klopp in the team. Technical leadership of the team.

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