Sami Hyypia was most recently manager of Brighton & Hove Albion.
Hyypia played in Finland and Holland before joining Liverpool in 1999, gaining legendary status at Anfield as he helped the Reds win the FA Cup, League Cup, UEFA Cup and most notably the UEFA Champions League in 2005.
Hyypia ended his playing career in Germany with Bayer Leverkusen in 2011 having played more than 700 senior games, including more than 100 senior caps for Finland. He began coaching for the Bundesliga club and Finnish national team, before taking over as head coach at Bayer Leverkusen in 2012.
He joined Brighton prior to the 2014/15 season, after the Club reached the play-offs in the previous campaign. Source: Brighton FC