Liverpool have announced Gary McAllister is joining the senior coaching staff.
The Scotsman, who forged a lasting affinity with Reds fans during a two-year spell as a player between 2000 and 2002, will work alongside Brendan Rodgers and his backroom team at Melwood.
As quoted on the Liverpool site, the manager said: “Gary has a special connection with this club and its supporters, and I’m delighted he is joining our team as first-team coach.
“When I met him I was struck by his passion, enthusiasm and knowledge for what we’re looking to achieve here.
“He has experience coaching at the highest level and is someone who can connect with players and help them learn from his knowledge and understanding of representing this great club.”