2022-11-25 09:20:33

Jamie Carragher 'shocked and worried' after Liverpool directors announce resignation

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By Sam Fletcher

Jamie Carragher has admitted he is shocked and worried after Liverpool announced two high-profile departures from their backroom staff on Thursday.

Both Sporting Director Julian Ward and Director of Research Ian Graham will step down from their roles at the end of the season in a major Melwood shake-up. Graham, who joined the Anfield outfit in 2012, currently heads a six-person team handling data and analytics whilst Ward handles transfer dealings and the renewal of player contracts, such as Mohamed Salah's bumper new deal.

Ward succeeded Michael Edwards, the man credited with Liverpool's recent success in the transfer market, last summer but it's now understood he is keen for a break from football following over a decade at the club.

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Leaving in a similar fashion to his predecessor, ex-Reds defender Carragher, who made over 700 appearances for the club, has acknowledged Ward's shock departure is a little bit of a worry for his former side.

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