Lots is persistently made about Liverpool’s incomings, rightly so, however do you ever surprise what occurred to those that have left below Jurgen Klopp‘s watch? Properly, surprise no extra.
The membership have advanced from a stepping stone into the vacation spot below Klopp and that has modified what Liverpool’s outgoings appear to be.
There have been 82 thus far below the present supervisor – together with senior gamers and children – and there has not been a scarcity of highs and lows for the departed Reds.
So, let’s check out what has befallen the 82 gamers both offered or launched by the membership (Observe: Listing by way of LFCHistory.web)
Martin Skrtel: Now 38, now we have seen Skrtel return for the Legends matches and he’s now ending his profession at his childhood membership FK Hajskala Ráztocno.
After leaving Liverpool, he performed for Fenerbahce, Atalanta – he was solely there for twenty-four days – Istanbul Basaksehir and Spartak Trnava.
Jordan Ibe: Initially joined Bournemouth and bravely opened up about his psychological well being struggles, hung out with Derby and Turkey’s Adanaspor earlier than being left and not using a membership.
He’s now with Nationwide League facet Ebbsfleet United after an 11-month seek for a brand new crew.
Joe Allen: Spent six years with Stoke and stayed with them as they dropped to the Championship earlier than returning to his first membership Swansea in 2022. He’s now 33.
Jose Enrique: Signed for Actual Zaragoza and was pressured to retire after just one season as a consequence of a knee damage. Was identified and overcame a mind tumour, since receiving the all clear. He’s an everyday face on social media today.
Kolo Toure: Reunited with Brendan Rodger at Celtic, received the double after which transitioned into a training position alongside the previous Reds boss at Celtic and Leicester. Had simply 9 video games in sole cost of Wigan earlier than getting the sack.
Jordan Rossiter: First made the transfer to Rangers earlier than loans at Bury and Fleetwood City, the latter signed him completely, however in 2022 he moved on to Bristol Rovers – a knee damage has since stored him out of motion.
Joao Carlos Teixeira: Is now on his seventh membership since leaving Anfield, initially joined Porto and is now plying his commerce in China with Shanghai Shenhua. He’s 30 now, would you consider it.
Jerome Sinclair: Liverpool’s youngest-ever debutant left for Watford searching for common minutes, it didn’t transpire that means. He’s presently and not using a membership.
Now 27, Sinclair additionally performed for Birmingham, Sunderland, Oxford United, VVV-Venlo and CSKA Sofia after leaving Anfield.
Samed Yesil: Has bounced round decrease league golf equipment in Greece, Germany and Turkey, he’s now 29 and presently taking part in for SC St Tonis 11/20 within the fifth tier of German soccer.
Brad Smith: Joined Bournemouth however has since settled in America, he has performed for the Seattle Sounders, DC United and is now a member of Houston Dynamo. Has 23 caps for Australia however has not featured since 2021.
Christian Benteke: Spent six years with Crystal Palace earlier than shifting to MLS, signing for DC United in 2022 – the 32-year-old labored with Wayne Rooney and it the place the Belgian stays.
Luis Alberto: Left for Lazio and it the place he stays all these years later, he’s a dependable and trusted starter and has typically been linked with strikes again to the Premier League. One who you surprise what would’ve occurred if he had stayed at Anfield.
Mario Balotelli: Has bounced round 5 totally different golf equipment. Began in France earlier than shifting to Serie B and is now again with Adana Demirspor in Turkey, after having his contract terminated by Sion.
Lucas Leiva: The Brazilian joined Lazio and spent 5 years with the Italian membership earlier than returning to Brazil and his boyhood membership Gremio. Sadly, he was pressured to retire as a consequence of a coronary heart problem and now acts as an envoy for Liverpool.
Kevin Stewart: A transfer to Hull that every one however paid for Andy Robertson to come back the opposite means in 2017, he stayed with the Yorkshire facet till 2020 earlier than becoming a member of Blackpool and serving to them get promoted to the Championship. At present stays and not using a membership.
Mamadou Sakho: Remained within the Premier League with Crystal Palace till 2021 earlier than shifting again to France with Montpellier. His contract has since been terminated after a bodily battle along with his supervisor, who referred to as the centre-back a “cry-baby.”
Andre Knowledge: Completely joined Derby and stayed there for 4 years earlier than his launch. Had trials with the likes of Portsmouth, Birmingham Metropolis and Sheffield United however solely signed for Nationwide League facet Warrington City in 2023.
He has spoken about being stabbed in 2020 and his arduous journey again to health after two years and not using a membership.
Tiago Ilori: Initially stayed in England for a few years with Studying earlier than shifting to Sporting CP the place he subsequently was despatched on three totally different loans. Now 30, he’s and not using a membership.
Jack Dunn: Stayed native after leaving Anfield, taking part in for Tranmere, Warrington City and Curzon Ashton – the midfielder now plies his commerce with Marine AFC in Non League.
Alex Manninger: The tip of his taking part in profession coincided along with his Liverpool departure, he was supplied a training position on the membership however declined. He’s having fun with his retirement.
Ryan Fulton: The goalkeeper by no means made an look for Liverpool however has carved out a spot for himself at Scottish League One facet Hamilton Academical, he’s their vice-captain.
Philippe Coutinho: A document transfer to Barcelona didn’t reside as much as the hype of his high-profile departure, quickly after occurring mortgage to Bayern Munich earlier than becoming a member of Aston Villa below Steven Gerrard.
The 31-year-old has not replicated the potential he confirmed at Anfield elsewhere and is presently plying his commerce in Qatar for Al-Duhail on one more mortgage deal.
Emre Can: Is now the captain of Borussia Dortmund after greater than three years on the membership, joined after a rollercoaster one-and-a-half seasons with Juventus after leaving Anfield.
Ragnar Klavan: The cult hero is taking part in his twenty second yr of senior soccer, coupling his duties as president of Tallinna Kalev with being a participant for the membership. He’s now 37 and has returned to Anfield for a legend’s match.
Jon Flanagan: Introduced his retirement aged 29 in 2022. His post-Liverpool profession took him to Rangers in 2018 earlier than becoming a member of Sporting Charleroi in Belgium and HB Koge in Denmark.
Cameron Brannagan: Didn’t have a transparent path at Liverpool however has discovered his residence at Oxford United, carving out over 250 appearances. He’s now 27.
Lloyd Jones: Has hung out at 5 totally different golf equipment after leaving Anfield, taking part in for Luton, Plymouth, Northampton City, Cambridge United and Charlton – he stays on the latter.
Dominic Solanke: Bournemouth‘s main man and was their joint-top goalscorer throughout their season within the Championship. A daily league starter who has amassed 185 appearances for the Cherries and 61 targets.
Daniel Sturridge: Has by no means formally introduced his retirement however has been over a yr for the reason that 34-year-old final performed skilled soccer – we’ve as an alternative seen him as a pundit on Sky Sports activities.
After leaving Anfield, the ahead joined Turkish facet Trabzonspor, had a trial with Actual Mallorca and performed six instances for Perth Glory in Australia.
Alberto Moreno: Returned to his native Spain for Villarreal however only a yr later suffered an ACL damage. He famously loved a victory over Man United and lifted the Europa League trophy in 2020/21, scoring within the penalty shootout.
Danny Ings: You’ll be forgiven should you suppose he’s presently with Aston Villa, West Ham or Southampton, time blurs with this one. However the 31-year-old is presently with the Hammers, although he did spend time with the opposite two after leaving Anfield. Not an everyday starter.
Simon Mignolet: Left for Membership Brugge in 2019 and has not seemed again, successful the Belgian Professional League three totally different instances plus the Belgian Tremendous Cup. Solely just lately retired from worldwide responsibility. He’s discovered a spot to name residence and he’s all the higher for it.
Ryan Kent: Made a reputation for himself at Rangers, taking part in 218 video games and lifting the Scottish Premiership with Steven Gerrard earlier than making the shock transfer to Fenerbahce in 2023. He’s out and in of the crew.
Bobby Duncan: He had a controversial departure and issues haven’t gone easily since for him, joined Fiorentina and was used of their youth crew earlier than being launched and becoming a member of Derby.
Signed for Spanish Third Division facet Actual Balompedica Linense in 2022 however is now and not using a membership. A tragic and cautionary story for any aspiring younger participant.
Rafael Camacho: Rejoined Sporting CP for £7 million and was subsequently despatched on three totally different loans, has not but performed any soccer in 2023/24.
Adam Bogdan: Has made visits again to the coaching floor since leaving. Joined Hibs however by no means performed a sport. Then moved again to Hungary with Ferencvaros, performed 24 instances in three years and received 4 trophies. Not with a membership.
Connor Randall: Apparently, initially made the transfer to Bulgaria with Arka Kardzhali earlier than shifting to Scotland in 2020 with Ross County. It’s the place the 28-year-old stays as he nears 100 appearances for the membership.
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Dejan Lovren: The centre-back first spent three years with Zenit Saint Petersburg, successful three league titles and two Russian Tremendous Cups, earlier than returning to Lyon almost 10 years after he first left.
Ki-Jana Hoever: Left for Wolves as Diogo Jota moved in the other way and had a subsequent mortgage with PSV Eindhoven minimize quick. Fell out of favour at Wolves however has impressed with Stoke within the Championship, now in his second mortgage with the Potters.
Allan: Moved again to Brazil after six totally different loans throughout his time with the Reds having by no means secured a piece allow. Moved to Atletico Mineiro, performed 170 instances and lifted trophies. Now with Flamengo.
Pedo Chirivella: Now captain of Ligue 1 membership Nantes, the membership he joined after leaving Liverpool – who had supplied him a brand new long-term contract.
Ovie Ejaria: An thrilling youth prospect who stays with Studying, however has not performed since November 2022 as a consequence of long-standing damage points.
Herbie Kane: Now an everyday starter for Barnsley in midfield, did spend a season on mortgage at Oxford United in 2021/22.
Gini Wijnaldum: Selected to hitch PSG as a free agent and performed 38 video games earlier than occurring mortgage to Roma. He broke his leg and on return to Paris was neglected within the chilly to later be part of Gerrard’s facet in Saudi Arabia.
Harry Wilson: Has discovered a house at Fulham following his mortgage spell previous to his everlasting departure from Liverpool, with the 26-year-old an everyday who has amassed greater than 80 appearances.
Xherdan Shaqiri: An eventful few months after leaving Anfield took him initially to Lyon earlier than swiftly shifting on to Chicago Fireplace in MLS, the place he stays. He’s 32.
Marko Grujic: Porto has been his residence since completely leaving Liverpool and he has been a part of their current cup successes. Has hardly performed in 2023/24 up to now.
Ozan Kabak: Remained in England initially on one other mortgage spell with Norwich earlier than becoming a member of Hoffenheim.
Yasser Larouci: Is now again within the Premier League on mortgage with Sheffield United, Troyes stays his father or mother membership. Selected to symbolize Algeria at worldwide stage and has a pleasant cap in opposition to Egypt to his identify.
Kamil Grabara: Now 24, he’s with Danish facet Copenhagen and has lifted three trophies – additionally a part of the successful crew over Man United within the Champions League in 2023. Has excelled since leaving.
Liam Millar: Moved to Switzerland with Basel and performed 98 instances earlier than agreeing to a mortgage transfer to Preston for 2023/24. He’s an everyday starter within the Championship.
Sadio Mane: Moved to Bayern Munich and was persistently below the microscope, finally forcing a transfer away after lifting two trophies – he joined Al Nassr in Saudi Arabia in 2023.
Takumi Minamino: Left for Monaco and the now 28-year-old is discovering his groove as a dependable ahead possibility for the Ligue 1 facet.
Loris Karius: A shock transfer to Newcastle on a short-term contract paved the way in which for the unlikeliest of appearances within the League Cup last – his first match in 728 days. His contract was later prolonged.
Ben Woodburn: Discovered a house with Preston North Finish within the Championship and is quickly used as an possibility off the bench.
Ben Davies: After spending the earlier season on mortgage with Sheffield United, the centre-back left for Rangers quickly after and made his first Anfield look for the Scottish facet within the Champions League.
Sheyi Ojo: Signed a two-year contract with Cardiff Metropolis, spent a yr within the Championship earlier than becoming a member of KV Kortrijk on a season-long mortgage within the Belgian Professional League.
Elijah Dixon-Bonner: Joined QPR after a profitable trial whereas ex-academy coach Michael Beale was nonetheless in cost, made his debut in March 2023 and has since made an additional eight first-team appearances.
Luis Longstaff: One other former participant to maneuver to Scotland, first with Cove Rangers earlier than signing for Inverness in 2023.
Tony Gallacher: A left-back possibility for St Johnstone within the Scottish Premiership. A daily starter within the cup and an possibility off the bench within the league.
Morgan Boyes: The centre-back presently taking part in alongside Longstaff at Inverness having joined the Scottish Championship facet on mortgage from Livingston.
James Milner: Desperate to proceed to play repeatedly, Milner be part of Adam Lallana at Brighton and his determination was vindicated from the off with seven appearances of their first 12 video games.
Roberto Firmino: Began his new journey with Al-Ahli with three targets and three assists within the first 10 matches, the primary of Klopp’s former gamers to maneuver to Saudi Arabia.
Jordan Henderson: Moved to Saudi Arabia – not for the cash – to hitch Steven Gerrard’s Al-Ettifaq and captain the facet, who typically play in entrance of lower than 1,000 followers.
Fabinho: One other to hitch the Saudi wave, he linked again up with supervisor Nuno Espirito Santo at Al Ittihad and has been a mainstay for them in midfield.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Needed to bide his time over the summer time however ended up signing with Besiktas and taking part in extra video games to begin 2023/24 than he did for the Reds within the entirety of 2022/23.
Naby Keita: The damage nightmare continues away from Anfield, with the midfielder unable to begin afresh at Werder Bremen as was hoped.
Leighton Clarkson: After spending the earlier season on mortgage with Aberdeen, Clarkson rapidly made it everlasting and is an everyday in midfielder for the Scottish outfit domestically and in Europe.
Layton Stewart: One other younger expertise unfortunate with damage left the membership after 13 years for a shot within the Championship. Nonetheless early doorways however alternatives have been restricted.
Jack Bearne: Swapped Liverpool’s academy ranks for Greenock Morton within the Scottish Championship – predominantly used off the bench to begin the season.
Liam Hughes: Former academy goalkeeper who stays and not using a membership.
Max Woltman: After two first-team appearances, the ahead be part of Oxford United after impressing throughout a trial in the summertime.