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Liverpool has his newly created role as Head of Recovery and Achievement with Dr Andreas Schlumberger, one of Jürgen Klopp’s former colleagues, strengthens the staff in the back room

Schlumberger worked with Klopp at Borussia Dortmund from 2011 to 2015 and is moving from Schalke 04 to the Bundesliga.In this role, he is strengthening his medical department while Liverpool is gaining further expertise in order to best plan and prepare for this hectic season

Liverpool have suffered serious injuries this season against Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Thiago Alcantara

Schlumberger’s role will help bridge the gap between players who return from injury and reintegrate into the first team

After leaving Dortmund, Schlumberger has since held positions at Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen and Schalke. He was already associated with a role in Liverpool in 2017, which however never came about

But now Klopp has his husband and he will work alongside the head of fitness and conditioning, Andreas Kornmayer

“This newly created role will support and work in close collaboration with the current performance, medical and rehabilitation manager,” the Liverpool Declaration reads

During their time together in Dortmund, Klopp and Schlumberger won Bundesliga titles one after the other, a DFB Cup and reached the 2013 Champions League final


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