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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is reluctantly open to the idea of letting one of his midfielders make a temporary move in the winter transfer window but is optimistic that there is long-term future for him at the club.

The player in question is Marko Grujic who incidentally is the first signing for the German manager at Liverpool. The midfielder arrived from Red Star Belgrade in January 2016 but is not a regular with Klopp’s first-team.

The 20-year-old is rated very highly within Anfield but such is the amount of talent at Klopp’s disposal that it is very difficult for Grujic to break into the first team at the moment.

There is a bit of frustration in the player’s camp due to the lack of opportunities and his agent has already indicated a desire to engineer a move away from Anfield, at least on a temporary basis.

Marko Grujic

The latest reports say that Klopp is aware of his player’s desire and is willing to sanction a move away from Liverpool on a temporary basis in the January transfer window.

“He’s right, Marko deserves to play more now,” Klopp was quoted by Liverpool Echo.

“If it’s not possible here then we need to think about it [a loan].”

Grujic cost the Reds a mere £5.1million from Red Star Belgrade. I say the fee is ‘mere’ because in this age of huge transfer fees, to sign such a highly talented player for such low price is almost a coup.

However, he has only played 12 minutes of first-team football for the Reds since September and I won’t blame him for his desire to look for a move elsewhere to get more minutes on the pitch.

Klopp says that the player had made a lot of progress at the club and it is only because of the talent in his squad that Grujic is unable to make it to the first-team.

He added: “I like the boy a lot. He has made progress like hell. His heading is outstanding, but he doesn’t make the squad a lot which isn’t the best thing for him for sure.”

So, is this a good move? To be fair, I don’t see any chance for Grujic to break into the first-team even in the case of unfortunate injuries. Klopp has got all the bases covered, especially in the midfield and so the youngster’s chances are very limited.

However, it is too early to give up on him and the best way forward would be to send him on loan and see how he develops. After all, if Klopp says the player needs to be retained, he should be!

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“Deserved”, “All the best for the future” – Some Liverpool fans pleased with choice for September’s Player of the Month



Daniel Sturridge Liverpool

Daniel Sturridge had a great September for Liverpool. Even though the Reds were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Chelsea and lost to Napoli in the Champions League, Sturridge scored a couple of fantastic goals against his former employers.

His strike against the Blues at Stamford Bridge will be remembered for long. Liverpool looked to be out of the game but the Englishman came up with a majestic hit from outside the box in the final moments of the game.

The 29-year-old hasn’t started many games but is doing a great job off the bench. Sturridge was named as Liverpool’s player of the month for his performances in September.

The Englishman will have a huge role to play for us as the season progresses and several fans were pleased that the striker got his reward for some excellent games.

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“Special type of player” – Some Liverpool fans believe on-loan youngster is a future star after a fantastic free-kick



Harry Wilson Liverpool

Harry Wilson

Wales defeated the Republic of Ireland in a UEFA Nations League game and they have Harry Wilson to thank.

The Liverpool youngster stepped up to score a brilliant free-kick for the away side in the 58th minute.

The 21-year-old was in the news earlier in the season when he smashed in a free-kick at Old Trafford. Manchester United were the opposition for Derby County on that evening and the Welshman’s goal helped the Championship side knock the Red Devils out of the Carabao Cup.

The 21-year-old is on loan at Derby and is one of the brightest youngsters at Anfield. The Welshman certainly got a lot of people talking with his effort against the Republic of Ireland and some fans believed the attacking midfielder has a great future ahead of him.

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“Flick him to barca” – Some Liverpool fans believe new video will help the Reds offload flop star for better price



Alberto Moreno

Liverpool left-back Alberto Moreno has just one start to his name this season and that came in the 2-1 loss against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup at Anfield.

The game will be remembered for an Eden Hazard wonder goal, where the Spaniard was taken to the cleaners by the Belgian.

Moreno has found it tough to reclaim his starting spot in the Liverpool team, with Andy Robertson putting in a number of great performances. The newly appointed Scottish captain is possibly the best left-back in the league and was with the national side during the international break.

The Spaniard was training with the other members of the squad at Melwood and a brilliant video of his was shared. Moreno can be seen doing a couple of quality flicks during training and that got a number of fans interested.

The left-back has been linked (h/t Mirror) with a move to Barcelona in the winter window, and some fans believed this video was a ploy to increase his value ahead of a possible sale.

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