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Important Liverpool figure ‘agrees deal’ with new club ahead of summer departure – report

Liverpool sporting director Julian Ward has agreed a deal to hitch Ajax in the summertime, that’s in keeping with The Mirror (through Rousing The Kop).

The 41-year-old, who surprisingly introduced again in November that he’d be leaving Anfield on the finish of the season, was anticipated to take a break earlier than looking for a brand new function however after holding optimistic talks with Ajax chief govt Edwin van der Sar he clearly feels {that a} transfer to the Netherlands is true for him.

The 41-year-old solely changed Michael Edwards within the function of overseeing transfers for the Reds initially of the marketing campaign however has already constructed a good status having already helped full offers for Luis Diaz, Darwin Nunez and Cody Gakpo.

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After Erik ten Hag left Ajax to hitch Manchester United final 12 months, the Amsterdam-based outfit are eager to rebuild their squad and scouting division to make sure they proceed producing top of the range gamers.

Ward has robust contacts in South America in addition to in Portugal the place he has expertise of scouting for the Merseysiders and he’ll look to utilise these contacts when he begins his function on the Johan Cruijff ArenA on July 1.

His departure after such a brief time period will after all have got here as an enormous shock to Liverpool’s hierarchy and the seek for his substitute is presently ongoing.

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