Liverpool Football Club can confirm it has reached agreement with Academy director, Frank McParland, and head of Academy coaching, Rodolfo Borrell Marco, that they will leave the club.

Club management were quick to praise the outgoing pair for their contribution.

Managing director, Ian Ayre, commented: "We would like to place on record our thanks to both Frank and Rodolfo for the dedication and professionalism they have brought to the Academy.

"Under Frank's leadership, the Academy has produced a number of talented players who have progressed to first-team level. He has left solid foundations for future success.

"Rodolfo is a man totally dedicated to the profession of coaching and developing young talent, and the club has benefited greatly from his experience and expertise.

"The Academy will now be focused on moving in a new direction aligned to the overall aspirations of Liverpool Football Club and its long-term success."

The process is underway to identify and recruit new leadership for Liverpool's youth structure based at the state-of-the-art training facility at Kirkby.

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