Liverpool staff profiles

Pen pics of Liverpool's coaching, science, medicine and analytics staff. To see staff profiles for other clubs, click here.

MANAGER/ SPORTING DIRECTOR

MANAGER

Jurgen Klopp

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.

SPORTING DIRECTOR

Michael Edwards

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.

COACHING

ASSISTANT MANAGER

Zeljko Buvac

Nationality: Bosnian

Played with Klopp at FC Mainz in early 1990s. Became his assistant there in 2001 and moved with him to Borussia Dortmund and then Liverpool. A tactical mastermind who Klopp calls 'The Brain'. Stepped down on April 29th for personal reasons, according to the club, and his future is uncertain.

ASSISTANT MANAGER

Peter Krawietz

Nationality: German

While Buvac is Klopp's brain, Krawietz is his eyes. Didn't play professionally, but became Klopp's chief scout at Mainz. They have been together ever since. Likely to be even more important in the absence of Buvac.

GOALKEEPING COACH

John Achterberg

Nationality: Dutch

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

SCIENCE & MEDICAL

HEAD OF MEDICAL SERVICES

Andrew Massey

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.

HEAD OF FITNESS & CONDITIONING

Andreas Kornmayer

Nationality: German

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

SPORTS SCIENTIST

Conall Murtagh

Nationality: Northern Ireland

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

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

David Rydings

Nationality: English

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

HEAD OF NUTRITION

Mona Nemmer

Nationality: German

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

HEAD PHYSIO

Matt Konopinski

Nationality: English

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

PHYSIO

Scott McAuley

Nationality: English

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

PHYSIO

Christopher Rohrbeck

Nationality: German

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

PHYSIO

Richie Partridge

Nationality: Irish

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

PHYSIO

Joe Lewis

Nationality: English

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

PHYSIO

Ruben Pons

Nationality: Spanish

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

ANALYSIS

OPPOSITION SCOUT

Greg Mathieson

Nationality: Scottish

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

OPPOSITION ANALYST

James French

Nationality: English

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

POST-MATCH ANALYST

Mark Leyland

Nationality: English

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

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