​Jurgen Klopp has secured his first acquisition of the summer after Liverpool announced that Christopher Rohrbeck is set to join their books and help out in the medical department. 


The Reds' long-serving chief physiotherapist, Chris Morgans, recently stepped down from his role at Anfield and with Klopp keen to overhaul his backroom staff, he has asked his former colleague to team up with him once again. 

Rohrbeck will depart Mainz after 14 years of service and according to ​reports in Germany, sign on at Anfield and work under newly appointed chief physiotherapist Andy Renshaw.


The 38-year-old German worked under Klopp during the Liverpool manager's days at Mainz, where he spent seven years as head coach. 


As Klopp looks to bulk up his current backroom staff ahead of the new season, ​This is Anfield claim that he has also appointed Andreas Kornmayer as head of fitness and conditioning. 

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The new additions are an indication that the Liverpool manager is aware of the greater demands Champions League football will place on his players next season. 


The Reds' title challenge in the recently finished campaign was undermined by injuries, as star players Philippe Coutinho, Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson all missed vital parts of the season.


Despite their indifferent form during the second half of the campaign. Liverpool eventually secured Champions League qualification for next year on the final day of the season, where a 3-0 home victory over Middlesbrough saw them secure a place inside the Premier League top four.