All change in Liverpool backroom staff

Liverpool have replaced reserve-team coach John McMahon with academy technical director Pep Segura who will take over on a temporary basis until the end of the season.

Segura, who has previously coached the likes of Andres Iniesta and Cesc Fabregas through Barcelona's youth set-up, will be assisted by under-16s coach Steve Cooper for the reserves' remaining matches.

"The club have conducted a thorough review of all operations based at our academy as part of our overall strategy to constantly improve our youth and professional player performance," said a club spokesman.

"We have a clear vision of the way ahead and a number of changes will now be put in place to help us to build on the considerable progress already made.

"Pep Segura will step in as reserve team manager on a temporary basis for the remainder of this term only, before a revised structure is put in place this summer.

"He will be assisted over the next few months by Steve Cooper."

 
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