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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, February 18, 2015: The Liverpool FC badge during a press conference ahead of the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st leg match against Besiktas JK at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda) (General Pic)

Michael Edwards: The lowdown on Liverpool FC’s new sporting director

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 28, 2015: Southampton's Sadio Mane in action against Manchester City during the Premier League match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers turned down the chance to bring Sadio Mane to Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, August 17, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the Premier League match against AFC Bournemouth at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool must decide on “a business model or a winning model”

Addressing FSG’s approach to the transfer market during their time at Liverpool, Brendan Rodgers has suggested theirs isn’t a “winning model.”

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Friday, October 9, 2015: Liverpool announce German Jürgen Klopp as new manager during a press conference at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp: I have final say over Liverpool transfers

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has reiterated his insistence he is in charge of transfers after predecessor Brendan Rodgers claimed players were forced upon him.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli walks past manager Brendan Rodgers as he is substituted against Besiktas JK during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers on signing Balotelli and missing out on Alexis Sanchez and Dele Alli

Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has claimed club owners Fenway Sports Group told him to sign the problematic Mario Balotelli after he had rejected the player.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Friday, October 9, 2015: Liverpool announce German Jürgen Klopp as new manager during a press conference at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“I need the other people to get the perfect information” – Jurgen Klopp on Liverpool’s transfer committee

Jurgen Klopp has dismissed suggestions he cannot work with the club’s transfer committee.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Friday, June 1, 2012: Liverpool's new manager Brendan Rodgers next to managing director Ian Ayre (L) and chairman Tom Werner (R) during a photocall to announce him as the new manager of Liverpool Football Club at Anfield. (Pic by Chris Brunskill/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers vs. The Transfer Committee: Myths, mistakes and Liverpool’s transfer strategy

Confronting the long-running narrative of Brendan Rodgers vs. the Liverpool transfer committee, Jack Lusby separates perception from reality.

Football politics: Lazar Markovic and the mystery of ‘boardroom transfers’

Lazar Markovic has been touted as a ‘committee signing’ – a gamble of £20 million and loaned out too early, writes Danny Gallagher.

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Wednesday, July 16, 2014: Liverpool's Tiago Ilori in action against Brondby IF during a preseason friendly match at Brøndby Stadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Tiago Ilori loan another sign of Liverpool’s transfer incompetence

Allowing Tiago Ilori to join Aston Villa on loan this summer underlines Liverpool’s inadequacy in the transfer market, writes Jack Lusby.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, January 5, 2014: Liverpool's Managing Director Ian Ayre during the FA Cup 3rd Round match against Oldham Athletic at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Ian Ayre assures fans: Liverpool can afford the best players

Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre insists the club can still buy top players within the remit of their “smart and sustainable” transfer policy.

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 17, 2015: Liverpool's Rickie Lambert celebrates scoring the second goal against Aston Villa during the Premier League match at Villa Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Rickie Lambert: The biggest victim of Liverpool’s blundering transfer committee

Aaron Cutler jumps to the defence of Rickie Lambert and ponders why Liverpool signed the striker.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 18, 2014: Liverpool's owner John W. Henry and wife Linda Pizzuti before the Premiership match against Aston Villa at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Reports: Transfer committee set for overhaul this summer?

After the long-term failings of Liverpool’s transfer committee in buying players for the club, reports claim a summer overhaul may be imminent.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli walks past manager Brendan Rodgers as he is substituted against Besiktas JK during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers hints at Liverpool transfer committee’s plans for summer

Brendan Rodgers has spoken of Liverpool’s priorities in this summer’s transfer window amid mounting criticism over the club’s transfer policy and lack of goals this season.

BANGKOK, THAILAND - Friday, July 26, 2013: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Managing Director Ian Ayre during a press conference at the Plaza Athenee Hotel ahead of their preseason friendly match against Thailand. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

An Endless Summer: Liverpool’s transfer failure and the troubles with FFP

Liverpool’s transfer strategy has been the subject of much debate this week. Mark Pearson explains why we blew a huge opportunity last summer.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 18, 2014: Liverpool's owner John W. Henry, wife Linda Pizzuti and co-owner and NESV Chairman Tom Werner before the Premiership match against Aston Villa at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Do Liverpool need a Director of football?

Would a director of football help Liverpool not only progress on the pitch but also stop the issues faced off the pitch? PJ Vaughan thinks so.

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 22, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers in the rain during the FA Premier League match against Southampton at St Mary's Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Forward Thinking: Why Liverpool must prioritise an attacking overhaul this summer

Aaron Cutler explains why Liverpool must prioritise their strikeforece in the upcoming transfer window.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, July 9, 2012: Liverpool's new manager Brendan Rodgers' image on a television camera during a press conference to launch the side's North American pre-season tour of Toronto, Baltimore and Boston at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers’ 25 Liverpool signings: How many have actually been a success?

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, January 28, 2014: Liverpool's Spion Kop before the 222nd Merseyside Derby Premiership match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Don’t Blame Ian Ayre, the Committee Keep Giving Him Camels

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - Monday, July 22, 2013: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Managing Director Ian Ayre during a press conference at the Grant Hyatt Hotel ahead of their preseason friendly against Melbourne Victory. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool’s transfer failings open up questioning — but don’t expect answers

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 25, 2012: Liverpool's owner John W. Henry and wife Linda Pizzuti during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg against Manchester City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Why do Liverpool need a transfer committee?

Brendan’s Blueprint: Year Two for Rodgers at Liverpool

The Liverpool FC transfer committee explained