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'The start of our downfall': Some Liverpool fans want FSG out after bombshell story from Ornstein

Liverpool sporting director Michael Edwards will leave his position at the club next summer.

According to the Atheltic’s David Ornstein, the Merseyside transfer guru will step down from the role at the end of his current contract. Edwards is credited for being one of the main people behind Liverpool’s rise over the years.

As per the report, Edwards has informed the Liverpool hierarchy that he wants to move on from Anfield, although the situation has yet to be finalised.

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Edwards was the main driving force behind a number of impressive moves from Liverpool behind the scenes. From signing star players such as Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk to offloading fringe names for huge fees.

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Indeed, the news will send shockwaves throughout the English game and put many top clubs on the lookout for a new sporting director on high alert.

After all, Edwards is one of the best in the business and has been key behind Liverpool’s recent Premier League and UEFA Champions League successes.

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Moreover, Liverpool fans on social media are stunned by the news. Edwards, alongside Jurgen Klopp, have been vital to the club’s plan on returning to the top of English football.

Here’s what some Liverpool fans had to say on Twitter about Edwards stepping down from his position. With supporters wanting FSG out…

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