Another Liverpool staff member 'set to leave club' as Jurgen Klopp loses 'popular' figure
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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is set to lose another staff member from Anfield this summer, according to a new report.
Reds sporting director Julian Ward has already confirmed that he will depart the club this summer following just a season in his new role, with that announcement being made in November.
The vacancy is still yet to be filled, although the club are in talks with ex-Wolfsburg chief Jorg Schmadtke over replacing Ward.
He has developed a reputation for sourcing young talent at low fees at his previous club, and Liverpool will hope he can use that expertise on a greater scale to Anfield to source new signings ahead of their closest rivals.
But the club are set to have another vacancy that needs addressing.
Liverpool staff member set to depart
According to The Athletic's David Ornstein, another Reds staff member is set to depart his post at Anfield, thus following in the footsteps of Ward.
David Woodfine, who is the club's director of loan management, is also preparing to exit the club at the end of the campaign, having spent around nine years at Liverpool.
He was initially appointed as the club's scouting and recruitment coordinator after arriving from West Ham, before moving up to become head of football projects and scouting operations.
Ornstein describes Woodfine as a 'popular' figure at Anfield - and there is another staff member set to depart as well.
Dr Ian Graham will leave his post as director of research, but the Reds have already agreed for Will Spearman to take over his duties.
While Liverpool could be set for a major summer rebuild in terms of playing staff, there are also set to be plenty of changes behind the scenes as well as the club look to restore their position as Premier League title challengers next season.