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Liverpool chief Ayre rules out football director appointment

Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre says there's no plans of installing a football director.

Ayre believes the position can create more problems than solutions.

"Yeah. I think that director of football role in a lot of cases almost creates as many problems as it solves. Because people try to judge where the power base is with that role. Who's picking the team? Who's deciding which players?

"What we actually have is probably three or four people who all are involved in that role that all contribute if you like to the output that role would have. We have a head of analysis, a head of recruitment, a first-team manager, myself. All of those people are all inputting into a process that delivers what a director of football would deliver."

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