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Michael Edwards (left) is because of go away Liverpool this summer season (Getty)

Chelsea are focusing on Liverpool’s Michael Edwards as their new sporting director, in accordance with stories.

The west London membership are present process a restructure following Roman Abramovich’s resolution to promote the membership, with Bruce Buck stepping down as chairman, whereas Marina Granovskaia will even depart later this summer season.

Granovskaia has been a extremely influential determine as a director at Chelsea, taking part in a key position in switch and contract negotiations.

In response to ESPN, Chelsea’s new co-owner, Todd Boehly, desires Edwards to steer the membership’s restructure of their technical division following Granovskaia’s exit.

The report claims {that a} transfer to Chelsea would attraction to Edwards, who has been an instrumental a part of Liverpool’s success off the pitch lately.

Edwards initially joined Liverpool from Tottenham in November 2011 and was promoted to sporting director 5 years later.

Marina Granovskaia is leaving her position as Chelsea director this summer season (Getty)

Throughout his time at Anfield, Edwards, performed a key position in revamping the squad by serving to signal Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Virgil van Dijk and Alisson.

When requested about Edwards’ exit in November, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp stated: ‘I do know he isn’t leaving instantly or in haste, which is cool, so we nonetheless have a while to work collectively.

‘If we’re as lucky and blessed as we’ve been thus far, possibly we are able to create extra particular reminiscences for our membership on this remaining time.

‘He has been a continuing presence throughout my interval at LFC and his contribution to our success is evident for everybody to see.’

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