Champions League football yet again the key to long-term future for Reds
Departures of Colin Pascoe and Mike Marsh represent a significant blow to Reds boss
James Milner asked for assurance that Brendan Rodgers would remain as Liverpool's manager before agreeing to sign for the club, sources have told ESPN
• Manager held review with FSG representatives in city centre on Tuesday• Group agreed on ‘a comprehensive plan for improvement’Brendan Rodgers is to remain the Liverpool manager following a review with Tom Werner, the club chairman, and Mike Gordon, the president of Fenway Sports Group.The 42-year-old had been under pressure after a dismal end to the season that culminated in a 6-1 loss at Stoke City, Liverpool’s heaviest defeat in 52 years, no silverware for the third year of his reign and failure to qualify for the Champions League, despite a £117m investment in new players. However, having met the two members of the Anfield hierarchy who are leading a wide-ranging review into what went wrong in 2014-15, Rodgers has been assured his position is safe and that he remains FSG’s man going into next season. Related: Liverpool to sign James Milner on free transfer from Manchester City Continue reading…
Klopp had previously been expected to go on a break.
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MAIL – Liverpool announce pre-tax profit for first time in seven years as revenue rises by 19 per cent
Liverpool have recorded an annual profit for the first time in seven years. Figures released for the financial year ended May 31, 2014 show the club made a pre-tax profit of £0.9million.
Liverpool have recorded an annual profit for the first time in seven years.