Liverpool have announced that Rodgers has left the club
Liverpool Football Club have announced that Brendan Rodgers will leave his post at Anfield following their 1-1 draw with Everton in today’s Merseyside Derby.
The former-Swansea City boss has been with Liverpool for three years, but in that time he has failed to win any silverware and has spent over £300million.
Liverpool are expected to make a formal move for ex-Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp, who is ready to make a return to management with the Premier League his dream destination.
In a joint Fenway Sports Group statement, Principal Owner John W Henry, Chairman Tom Werner and President Mike Gordon said:
“We would like to place on record our sincere thanks to Brendan Rodgers for the significant contribution he has made to the club and express our gratitude for his hard work and commitment.
“All of us have experienced some wonderful moments with Brendan as manager and we are confident he will enjoy a long career in the game.
“Although this has been a difficult decision, we believe it provides us with the best opportunity for success on the pitch. Ambition and winning are at the heart of what we want to bring to Liverpool and we believe this change gives us the best opportunity to deliver it.
“The search for a new manager is underway and we hope to make an appointment in a decisive and timely manner.”
Written by Alex Batt – @AlexBatt