Christian Purslow Steps Down as Special Advisor and Non-Executive Director for Liverpool

After helping the new Liverpool owners transition into their duties at Anfield, special advisor and non-executive director Christian Purslow has stepped down from his post.

Liverpool made the announcement on Thursday, confirming the successful shift of the club to its new owners, John Henry and Tom Werner, lfc.tv reports.

"We will always be grateful to Christian for his vital contribution to the club during his time as managing director and latterly as special advisor," Werner said in Liverpool's official announcement. "He has played a fundamental role in securing the future of the club and in the sale of LFC to new ownership."

Purslow also made an announcement regarding the news and said that the club is in "safe hands" with the new ownership group.

"I have been happy to be available to provide support for the new owners during the transitional period since the sale, but now Liverpool FC is in excellent shape for the future, and in safe hands, it is time for me to concentrate fully on other business interests," Purslow said. "I look forward with pride and excitement to watching Liverpool FC compete at the highest levels once again."

Before his shift to special advisor, Purslow was the managing director at Liverpool under the ownership of Tom Hicks and George Gillett.

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