Liverpool chief Damien Comolli says goalkeeper coach John Achterberg had a big say in the signing of Alexandre Doni.
Comolli admits all coaching staff have a say in new arrivals.
He told liverpoolfc.tv: "When we looked at goalkeepers during the summer to bring in a number two behind Pepe, obviously John [Achterberg] had a massive input into that. I was giving him reports and DVDs and saying to him we had a choice.
"He's the specialist as the goalkeeper coach. I like to rely on goalkeeper coaches to tell us 'yes' or 'no' and to give their opinion because goalkeeper coaches will see things that nobody else will see. They've got this obsession with this position and I often say they speak their own language! I don't think we would have done anything on the goalkeeper side against John's advice."