Liverpool staff profiles

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MANAGER AND HEADS OF DEPARTMENT:


MANAGER: Jurgen Klopp

Nationality: German

Nationality: German

Won two Bundesliga titles and the German Cup during his seven years at Borussia Dortmund - as well as reaching the Champions League final. Was fourth in first full season at Anfield.

HEAD OF FITNESS & CONDITIONING: Andreas Kornmayer

Nationality: German

Nationality: German

Fitness coach at Bayern Munich for 15 years before joining Liverpool in July 2016. Described as "absolute mastermind" by Klopp.

SPORTING DIRECTOR: Michael Edwards

Nationality: English

Nationality: English

Appointed to newly-created role in November 2016. Previously Head of Performance and Analysis. Semi-pro footballer who went on to work as an analyst at Portsmouth and Spurs.

HEAD OF MEDICAL SERVICES: Andrew Massey

Nationality: Irish

Nationality: Irish

Played in the Irish Premier League before qualifying as a doctor. Worked as Northern Ireland doctor and ringside in boxing. Appointed to Academy in 2013 and first team in July 2015.


COACHING:


ASSISTANT MANAGER: Peter Krawietz

Nationality: German

Nationality: German

Where Buvac is nicknamed Klopp's brain, Krawietz is his eyes. Didn't play professionally, but became Klopp's chief scout at Mainz.

DEVELOPMENT COACH: Pepijn Lijnders

Nationality: Dutch

Nationality: Dutch

Arrived August 2014, initially as U16s coach. Now assists Klopp with style of play/ assisting Academy players in transition to 1st team.

ASSISTANT MANAGER: Zeljko Buvac

Nationality: Bosnian 

Nationality: Bosnian 

Played with Klopp at FC Mainz in early 1990s. Became his assistant there in 2001 and has been at his side ever since.

GOALKEEPING COACH: John Achterberg

Nationality: Dutch

Nationality: Dutch

Spent 10 years at Tranmere as a player then coach. Moved to Anfield in 2011.


PERFORMANCE, SCIENCE & MEDICINE:


SPORTS SCIENTIST: Conall Murtagh

Nationality: Northern Ireland

Nationality: Northern Ireland

Represented Northern Ireland U21s as a player. Joined Academy July 2012 before being promoted to first team in July this year.

HEAD OF NUTRITION: Mona Nemmer

Nationality: German

Nationality: German

Worked for German U21s before being hired by Pep Guardiola at Bayern. Spent three years there before joining Liverpool in July 2016.

PHYSIO: Scott McAuley

Nationality: English

Nationality: English

Joined club in December 2014. Combines role with that of soft tissue therapist.

PHYSIO: Richie Partridge

Nationality: Irish

Nationality: Irish

Played for club for eight years & represented the Republic of Ireland U21s. Worked with 1st team since last summer.

PHYSIO: Ruben Pons

Nationality: Spanish

Nationality: Spanish

Spaniard joined in 2014, having previously been a consultant at Barcelona, Real Madrid and Villarreal.

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING: David Rydings

Nationality: English

Nationality: English

Joined in 2011 as part of the club's link with Liverpool John Moores University. Role is predominantly gym based.

HEAD PHYSIO: Matt Konopinski

Nationality: English

Nationality: English

Joined from Barnsley in 2008, first with the U21s, then the first team four years later.

PHYSIO: Christopher Rohrbeck

Nationality: German

Nationality: German

Newest member of the backroom staff, having joined in summer of 2017 from Mainz, Jurgen Klopp's former club.

PHYSIO: Joe Lewis

Nationality: English

Nationality: English

Initially joined as a sports therapist with the Academy in 2009. Progressed to the first team last year.


ANALYSIS:


OPPOSITION SCOUT: Greg Mathieson

Nationality: Scottish

Nationality: Scottish

Worked under Sam Allardyce at Bolton and West Ham. Joined Liverpool in 2015.

POST-MATCH ANALYST: Mark Leyland

Nationality: English

Nationality: English

Was at Burnley under Eddie Howe and Sean Dyche. Joined boyhood club Liverpool in 2013.

OPPOSITION ANALYST: James French

Nationality: English

Nationality: English

Formerly at Swansea City and Football Association of Wales. Moved to Liverpool in 2012.

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