Liverpool were much more active on the outgoings than incomings front this summer. The Reds sold a number of fringe players and loaned out a raft of youngsters. One of last season’s heroes has been sent to the Championship. Swansea fans are delighted Rhys Williams has signed on loan.

Swansea fans are delighted Rhys Williams has signed on loan
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Liverpool outgoings

The Reds moved on a raft of players this summer.

Michael Edwards cashed in on Harry Wilson with the Welshman ending his 16-year Anfield stay with a move to Fulham.

Marko Grujic was another high profile exit, the Serbian midfielder rejoined Porto following a successful loan spell last term.

The final high profile sale was that of Xherdan Shaqiri to Lyon with the Swiss international looking for first team football.

Meanwhile loan moves were sorted for Leighton Clarkson, Ben Davies, Ben Woodburn, Sepp van den Berg, Sheyi Ojo and Rhys Williams.

Swansea sign Rhys Williams on loan

The Reds decided to renew the contract of Nat Phillips this summer.

The Bolton Baresi was handed an extension after no suitable bids came in for him before the deadline.

As a result of the extension the Reds were able to send another promising youngster out.

Swansea signed Rhys Williams on loan on transfer deadline day.

The Swans are expected to use him regularly given they’ve taken just four points form their opening five games.

Experience in the second tier should do Williams the world of good.

He’ll be hoping to build on his promising performances for the Reds’ first team last term when he was thrown in at the deep end.

Twitter reaction

Plenty of fans have wished the youngster luck whilst Swansea supporters appear delighted with the addition.

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