It was announced on Wednesday that Steve Heighway has returned to the Academy in a full-time position as a consultant, and LFCTV GO subscribers can now watch part one of this brilliant interview when he explains his reasons for returning.

The Reds legend who guided the likes of Robbie Fowler, Jamie Carragher and Steven Gerrard into the first team during a remarkable 18-year stint as head of youth development at the club, initially retired in 2007.

It was Academy director Alex Inglethorpe who asked him to return in January 2015 in a part-time role at the Kirkby complex.

Now, the former midfielder, who made 475 appearances in a red shirt between 1970 and 1981, will again play a key role in helping develop young players for the Reds after accepting the offer to return full-time.

In this exclusive chat with LFCTV's Peter McDowall, the Liverpool legend tells us his hopes and expectations for the future ahead.

Click play above to watch the interview. If you are not yet an LFCTV GO subscriber click here to sign up now.

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