Liverpool FC has confirmed that filming has started for a new documentary series in partnership with Lorton Entertainment.

Earlier this month, fans of the Merseyside club were left distraught after the club’s manager Jurgen Klopp announced in a video message to fans that he would be leaving his position at the end of the season.

However, this new documentary may give supporters the closure they need, as it is set to offer fans a unique insight into the football club. 

It plans to do so by delving into its rich history, its profound connection with its fans, and providing first-hand insights into what makes the club – both men’s and women’s teams – a success on and off the pitch.

The documentary is set to be broadcast at the end of the 2023/24 season, with cameras following Klopp and his team throughout his final season at LFC.

Klopp commented: “With this being my final season I thought we should provide a rare opportunity for viewers to have more of an inside look at what makes this club so special – its people.

“From our fans to our players and those who work so hard behind the scenes, constantly in pursuit of success for Liverpool Football Club. Thanks to this new documentary series viewers will be able to see what I see every day at this great club, and understand those amazing people more.”

In addition to Klopp’s story, the series will explore the club’s journey to the present day, while aiming to tell human stories throughout.

Drew Crisp, Senior Vice President of Digital at LFC, commented: “This exciting new multi-episodic documentary will be unique and show the real authentic side of the club.

“It will not only delve into its rich history and its unrivalled connection with its supporters but will also explore what makes Liverpool Football Club succeed, on and off the pitch. We’re delighted to have the full backing of Jurgen and everyone across the club.”

Lorton Entertainment has been tasked to make the series with Ed Barratt, Julian Bird, Lucy Hardy, Angus Paskin Orr and Kenneth Shepherd being named as the series’ executive producers, alongside Richard Cooke as the showrunner.

Over recent years, the company has helped create some of the most watched documentaries, including Apple TV+’s recently released ‘Boom! Boom!: The World vs. Boris Becker’, Disney+’s documentary series ‘Coleen Rooney: The Real Wagatha Story’ and ‘Diego Maradona’.

Julian Bird, CEO at Lorton Entertainment, said “This project will offer supporters an intimate glimpse into one of world football’s greatest institutions, delivering a comprehensive look at the present day and the club’s storied history. 

“There’s no better place to film than behind the scenes at a Premier League giant – we know so many companies in our industry are desperate to work with a club of Liverpool’s stature. We’re eager to bring our expertise to the project, and can’t wait to see how this season develops on and off the pitch.”

Klopp’s team becomes the latest Premier League club to make a documentary, following Arsenal’s All or Nothing documentary, which covered the team’s 2021/22 season, with Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City also being part of the All or Nothing series.

However, Liverpool has high expectations for the series, Crisp explained: “This will be a football club documentary series like no other.”

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