Rodgers hopes to add one more coach to new look Liverpool backroom staff

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Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers wants to add one more name to his new look coaching team, following the expected appointments of Sean O’Driscoll and Pepijn Lijnders.

HARVARD, USA - Thursday, July 24, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers with first team coach Mike Marsh and assistant manager Colin Pascoe during a preseason training session at the Harvard Stadium in Boston on day four of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

O’Driscoll will replace Colin Pascoe as first-team coach, while Lijnders is being promoted from under-16 coach to first-team coach.

It’s reported that Rodgers hopes to add one more to his staff, with previous reports suggesting that could be a former player.

Liverpool expect to have O’Driscoll, who will leave his role as England under-19s coach, in place for the start of pre-season training next Monday at Melwood.

The Reds fly out to Asia and then Australia for their pre-season tour a week after returning to training, with pre-season lasting a week less than last summer.

Who the third coach may be isn’t reported as yet, but names such as Gary McAllister, Sami Hyypia and Bolo Zenden have been previously linked.

Get the lowdown on Sean O’Driscoll here

Get the lowdown on Pepijn Lijnders here

LFC Pre-Season 2015/16 Confirmed Fixtures

14 July – Bangkok, Thailand – vs. True All Stars
17 July – Brisbane, Australia – vs. Brisbane Roar
20 July – Adelaide, Australia – vs. Adelaide United
24 July – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – vs. Malaysian XI
1 August – Helsinki, Finland – vs. HJK Helsinki

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