Liverpool have appointed Andreas Schlumberger as their new head of restoration and efficiency.
The 54-year-old has left Bundesliga membership Schalke to affix the Reds’ backroom workers at the model new AXA Coaching Centre.
Schlumberger labored with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp at Borussia Dortmund for 4 years from 2011 as a rehabilitation coach.
He spent two years at Bayern Munich in an analogous position, working alongside Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti for one season, earlier than transferring to Borussia Monchengladbach.
Schlumberger left as soon as extra to affix Schalke final 12 months earlier than reuniting with Klopp at Liverpool.
On their web site, Liverpool stated: “This newly-created specialist position will assist and work in shut collaboration with the present efficiency, medical and rehabilitation management.”
Schlumberger has additionally labored with the German Soccer Affiliation, supporting youthful age teams.
He has been wished by Klopp at Liverpool for a few years, with a report from February 2017 revealing the Reds have been in talks to nominate him just for the deal to fall although for some unknown cause.
However the Merseysiders have now received their man as we start the ultimate week of 2020.
Liverpool have struggled with accidents this season with Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Naby Keita, Thiago Alcantara and Joel Matip at present sidelined.
The Reds will likely be seeking to bounce again from their disappointing 1-1 draw with West Brom after they journey to Newcastle on Wednesday evening.