Liverpool want to sell six players this summer, according to reports. The Reds will hope to bring in transfer funds.
This comes from the Athletic. They say Liverpool hope to sell six players this summer and are ‘open to offers’ for them all.
So let’s have a look at the six.
We think Grujic had a decent standing before this campaign. He’d had two good seasons in the Bundesliga and was a good age for a new club.
What a disaster this season has been, though. Grujic is on loan at FC Porto but they don’t seem to rate him very much.
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He’s started once since late January but was taken off after 20 minutes. It’s hard to see how Liverpool secure a decent fee for Grujic after this but we’re sure they’ll try.
Ojo is having a nice little season with Cardiff City. He’s got five goals and seven assists in the Championship and that will entice buyers.
He doesn’t turn 24 until June, either – there’s room for growth. We can’t imagine a Premier League club will pay for Ojo but Liverpool could secure a decent Championship deal.
There won’t be a ground-breaking fee, though it should be enough to help out this summer.
Wilson is a really interesting one. He’s playing well with Ojo at Cardiff after dropping down a tier.
Four goals and nine assists look good, too, and it should be enough for a Premier League side to take a punt. We’re not sure how many millions Liverpool can get but it should be a reasonable amount.
Wilson remains a very talented player – just not quite Liverpool standard.
Out of all of them, Origi will likely command the highest fee. And while we’ll be sad to see him go, it’s time.
Origi just hasn’t offered much at all over the last two seasons. His efforts in the Champions League-winning campaign built him a reputation, though, and someone will certainly take a chance on him.
Hopefully, Liverpool can work some magic and extract a sizeable fee.
We have absolutely no idea how much Woodburn would go for. Likely not much.
He’s always looked good at youth level but never with senior sides – despite dropping down a couple of tiers. Liverpool will sell – for the good of his career – but they won’t get much, unfortunately.
It’s crazy to think he was once considered the brighter prospect than Trent Alexander-Arnold. How things change.
We’ll be sad to see Shaqiri go – it still feels as though he could have done more with Liverpool. Injuries limited his chances, of course, but he’s such a talented player that we still think he could have played more.
And honestly, we wouldn’t be against seeing him in Red again next season. But it sounds as though Liverpool have plans based around Harvey Elliott.
If that is the case, then moving Shaqiri on makes sense. Elliott is a phenomenal talent and there isn’t room for both. As the Swiss moves towards the end of his career, Liverpool should see what they can get.