Ibrahima Konate may be the only newcomer from Liverpool so far this summer, with less than a week left until the transfer window closes, but he remains busy on the outgoing Reds front with Xherdan Shaqiri the last man to leave.
The Swiss international completed his £9.5m move to Lyon on Monday, after Jenny Wijnaldum, Kamel Grabara, William Millar, Marco Gruich, Tayo Owenyi and Harry Wilson all exited the exit gate from Anfield.
His departure means Liverpool They brought in £42.8m from their summer spending and we will look to increase that number again ahead of Tuesday’s transfer deadline day.
It remains to be seen whether the Reds will look to strengthen their ranks further, but with the current boasting the full quota of 17 outside players allowed to sign up for their 25-man squad, it is likely that more departures will be needed first. To help create space and raise more money for Jurgen Klopp to distract.
Despite previous uncertainty about their future amid reported interest from elsewhere, the likes of Nabi Keita, Takumi Minamino and Alex Oxlade Chamberlain Nico Williams It currently looks likely to stay in place after impressive preliminary seasons.
But who are the players who can still leave and support the Liverpool transfer cat before the window closes?
2019 Champions League champions, it’s no secret that the Reds are open to offers Divock Origi After a particularly disappointing season last time.
The Belgian scored only once in the League Cup last season, being limited to 17 games and only two appearances in the Premier League, losing a place in Belgium’s Euro 2020 squad as a result.
The striker was an unused substitute on the opening day of the season against Norwich City, and the striker was left out of Klopp’s squad to face Burnley last weekend while Liverpool await his bids.
The Reds had previously been expected to demand £20m to £25m for the 26-year-old, who signed a long-term contract in 2019, before the coronavirus pandemic, with that figure in line with what they also have. Hopes to bring to Shakiriand Grujic and Wilson at the time.
But having seen this trio move for £9.5m, £10.5m and £12m respectively, similar fees are likely the best they can get for Origi.
Asking price: £10m – £15m
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One of the stars of Liverpool last season, Nat Phillips He climbed in the absence of Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip to help propel the Reds into fourth despite an unprecedented injury crisis.
Klopp would be happy to retain the 24-year-old’s services but with the returning trio and Konate Now in front of the center back in the standings, he wouldn’t stand in his way if he wished to move forward.
Having been on the verge of moving to the Championship last summer, his performances in the Premier League and the Champions League last season, in which he made 20 appearances, will ensure that he will find himself a suitor in the First Division if he does move.
The likes of Burnley, Brighton, West Ham, Newcastle and Southampton have all been linked with his services at various points over the summer, and Liverpool can once again expect fees similar to the price they might put on top of Origi.
Asking price: £10m – £15m
Once one of the hottest talents coming from Liverpool’s academy, that hasn’t really happened to Sheyi Ojo, either at Anfield or on loan in recent seasons.
The winger made 11 appearances, scoring one goal, under Klopp during the 2015/16 season but has rarely smelled any major activity since then.
Loans to Fulham, Reims, Rangers and Cardiff City in recent years have followed with mixed success, although he has done enough in south Wales for the latter to be interested in re-signing while Club Brugge and Olympiakos are also credited.
Previously still in the first team in pre-season, Ojo left with the under-23s this season, and now, at 24, it appears likely he will continue to work before the window closes for a fee of around 5 million pounds. sterling. It far exceeds expectations if the Reds are able to find a permanent home for him rather than get out on another loan.
Asking price: £5 million
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In fact, Loris KariusLiverpool’s career in Kiev ended in 2018 after their nightmarish blunders in the Champions League final against Real Madrid dealt their standing in the match an irreparable blow.
Sent on a two-year loan to Bestikas after Alisson arrived, he returned to Anfield early amid unpaid wages with the Turks unwilling to sign him permanently, while making just five appearances on loan at Union Berlin last season.
In the final year of his contract with the Reds, this summer represents the Reds’ last chance to earn a paycheck to the goalkeeper.
Liverpool are happy to accept a permanent exit or loan, Liverpool received a £2.25m loan fee when sending the 28-year-old to Besiktas, but any number they can get this summer will be nominal at best, using a £500,000 guaranteed fee. . Received upon loan Ben Davies To Sheffield United earlier this month for reference.
It remains to be seen if they will consider canceling his contract rather than letting him see his deal at Anfield if a new home is not found.
Asking price: 0 million pounds – 1 million pounds