Liverpool have announced Ian Ayre will step down as chief executive at the end of May 2017. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre is to the leave the club at the end of next season. The 52-year-old has spent nine years at Anfield, previously se(...)

Arsenal’s  chief executive  Ivan Gazidis  shakes hands with Mikel Arteta: Gazidis was among the  chief executives who had met to debate changes to the Champions League. Photograph: David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

The Premier League’s so-called “big five” clubs have admitted meeting to debate changes to the Champions League, amid febrile discussion across Europ(...)

Ed Woodward, the executive vice-chairman at Old Trafford, the Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck, Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis, City chief executive Ferran Soriano and Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre were all seen leaving a meeting with American billionaire Stephen Ross. Photograph: PA

The Premier League’s so-called “big five clubs” are coming under pressure to explain why their representatives were seen leaving a meeting with the Am(...)

Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp. Photograph:  Paul Childs/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Jürgen Klopp is to be given substantial funds to overhaul his squad this summer after Liverpool’s latest accounts underlined the financial recovery u(...)

Liverpool fans leave the stands after 77 minutes during during last week’s Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield in protest against the club’s plan to increase ticket prices. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

Don’t believe in yourself Don’t deceive with belief. It’s probably too late to join the media grief-fest, but here goes. David Bowie wrote those lin(...)

The construction of Anfield’s new Main Stand. Photograph: Getty Images

Liverpool’s new ticket price structure has been described as “morally unjustifiable” by its own supporters committee after it was announced some seat(...)

Liverpool are keen on signing Shaktar Donetsk’s Alex Texeira. Photo: Christian Hofer/Getty Images

Shakhtar Donetsk have opened talks with Liverpool over the possible transfer of Alex Teixeira, a source at the Ukrainian club said. Liverpool are so (...)

Alex Teixeira in action during this season’s Champions League playing against PSG. Photograph: Getty Images

Liverpool have made an offer of €32m for the Shakhtar Donetsk forward Alex Teixeira with the chief executive, Ian Ayre, flying to Florida to try to cl(...)

Liverpool owner John W Henry and chief executive Ian Ayre in the stands at Anfield. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

The Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre has dismissed the notion of a transfer committee at Anfield and reiterated that new manager Jürgen Klopp will h(...)

Jurgen Klopp is close to becoming Liverpool’s new manager with the 48-year-old expected on Merseyside on Thursday to finalise terms with the Anfield club. Photograph: PA

Jurgen Klopp is close to becoming Liverpool’s new manager with the 48-year-old expected on Merseyside on Thursday to finalise terms with the Anfiel(...)