Four players that could leave Liverpool this summer

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Liverpool fans may claim that when Jurgen Klopp joined the club back in October last year, it was still Brendan Rodgers' team the German manager had to choose from.

However, as the summer transfer window opens in around a fortnight, big changes are expected to happen as Klopp begins to stamp his mark at Anfield.

In January, the Reds were not expected to bring in many players for the second half of the season. This was proven right when Klopp remained fairly quiet throughout the window, but he was clearly showing his plans for the future.


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Klopp approached Joel Matip and Marko Grujic on free transfers to boost his side ahead of next season. Not only will Liverpool fans be hoping for big name signings like Mario Gotze, but they will also expect players to leave Merseyside before September.

Here are four players that might be put on the transfer list by Klopp.

Christian Benteke

When Christian Benteke arrived last summer for £35 million, he showed promising signs to be successful. However, as Liverpool went downhill, which predominately got Brendan Rodgers the sack, his form also went with it. 

To give the big Belgian some credit, he has scored the goals when it has mattered. He calmly slotted away a crucial penalty to help Liverpool beat Stoke City in the Capital One Cup, scored the winner against Bournemouth in his first Anfield game for the club and helped the Reds beat Crystal Palace in a dramatic end at Selhurst Park. 

Whether Benteke can impress Klopp to let him stay on Merseyside remains to be seen, as he prepares to head off to the European Championships with Belgium.

Adam Bogdan

In the FA Cup game against Liverpool, when Bogan played for Bolton Wanderers last season, the Hungarian pulled off some amazing saves to take a replay back to the Macron Stadium.

When he arrived at Anfield in the summer last year, Liverpool fans were thinking they had an excellent backup for Simon Mignolet. With three impressive displays in the Capital One Cup, the future looked bright. 

When Mignolet was receiving a lot of stick from the fans about his abysmal performances back in November, many people were calling for Bogdan to have a place in the team for the next Premier League game against Watford.

However, three minutes in, he conceded due to him dropping the ball from a corner. Since then, Bogdan has been left out of the team and forgotten about, as he has played only two games in 2016.

The Hungarian is definitely not part of Klopp's plans next season and is almost certain to be out the door.

Martin Skrtel

The Slovakian has been an incredible asset for Liverpool in the time he has played at Anfield.

Skrtel has scored vital goals including against Manchester City in the 2013/2014 season, when the Reds came so close to the title. Not only has he chipped in with goals, his performances at the back have been highly credited.

Injuries have not helped Skrtel's case, allowing Dejan Lovren and Mamadou Sakho to link up with a solid partnership at the heart of Liverpool's defence. However, when Liverpool faced Southampton back in March, Klopp decided to give the centre-back 45 minutes.

To this day, Liverpool fans could not understand how they let slip a healthy two-goal lead to lose 3-2 in the final minutes of the game. 

A lot of the blame for the loss of the match went to Skrtel, and like Adam Bogdan, he has been forgotten about ever since. 

Jordon Ibe

Ever since Raheem Sterling left Liverpool for Manchester City last summer, Jordon Ibe has been what the fans have called 'the replacement'.

Ibe showed promising signs, scoring his first Liverpool goal against Rubin Kazan in the Europa League, to take home a massive three points from Russia. Not only did Liverpool fans think highly of the young English player, Klopp seemed to take a fancy to him with his world renowned hug after the game against the Russians. 

However, in mid-April, reports were going around stating Ibe was unhappy with his situation at Anfield and there was a rift with the manager. Due to Liverpool's rise in form, Klopp had chosen Adam Lallana, Roberto Firmino, and Philippe Coutinho in behind Daniel Sturridge or Divock Origi in the attacking midfield roles.

Jordon Ibe has been linked with a potential move to Watford in the summer, but whether that happens is waiting to be seen. 

Who do you think will receive the chop at Anfield? Have YOUR say in the comment section below!

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