The major shake-up behind the scenes on Merseyside leaves Klopp in a lonely position at Anfield now. Throughout Klopp’s successful tenure in the north west, Klopp has spoken highly of the team around him and both Gordon and Edwards helped form the holy trinity.
Now it’s set to be a one-man mission with Klopp taking on full responsibilities and questions will be asked on whether he’s prepared to do that. Success on the pitch when the season resumes may help paper over the cracks at Liverpool.
But Klopp will be under no illusion of the scale of the task he now faces at a club that is losing key staff every week it seems.