2022-11-25 04:35:00

Jamie Carragher voices his worry over Liverpool's behind the scenes situation

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By Tom Blow

Jamie Carragher believes Julian Ward's impending departure is a worry - but has urged Liverpool supporters not to be too concerned.

The Reds have confirmed sporting director Ward will leave the club at the end of the season after just a year in the position. Ward succeeded Michael Edwards in the summer and was expected to carry on Liverpool's recent success in the transfer market.

Ward's departure is the latest blow for Liverpool this term after the club's owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG) announced they were listening to offers. Jurgen Klopp's side are also struggling on the field - sitting sixth in the Premier League table - and Klopp is now set to have a greater say in recruitment.

It's not ideal because I think when you're talking about recruiting players, a person in that role [sporting director] is heavily involved, Carragher told Sky Sports. Not just for right now - the January transfer window - you're talking about the summer as well.

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