With the January transfer window in sight, here are three Liverpool players who should be looking for a loan move away.
Liverpool have endured a mixed start to the Premier League season, with defensive errors overshadowing the scintillating form of their rotating cast of attacking talent.
Jurgen Klopp has often stuck close to his preferred eleven and with several talented young players waiting in the wings, there could be several loan departures come January.
Here are three Liverpool players who should look to leave the club on loan when the transfer window rolls around.
Since joining from Chelsea in the summer, Solanke has managed just seven substitute appearances for The Reds and has found the first-team action that inspired him to leave Chelsea hard to come by at Anfield.
Despite managing just 85 minutes of first-team football so far this term, Solanke picked up his first England cap against Germany and showed glimpses of the talent that has seen him considered one English football's brightest talents.
A loan move away from Liverpool in January would do Solanke the world of good, and a spell at a lower mid-table Premier League side would help him become fully accustomed to top-flight football.
A much-coveted midfielder during his Red Star Belgrade days, Grujic joined Liverpool in the summer of 2016, but despite impressing throughout pre-season, has mustered only seven appearances for the club under Jurgen Klopp.
Whilst life at Liverpool has brought about little first-team football, the Serbian has enjoyed more success on the international stage, making four appearances for Serbia, including a brilliant performance last week against South Korea.
Sitting behind Jordan Henderson and Emre Can in the pecking order at Liverpool, a loan move away in January looks like the best option for the 21-year-old playmaker.
The 24-year-old stopper decided not to return to Huddersfield Town, where he helped The Terriers to promotion, on loan for this season but instead to stay and fight Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius for his place at Liverpool. In hindsight, this is looking like a mistake.
Ward is yet to feature in the league for The Reds and could find himself frozen out permanently should he not start staking a claim for a first-team spot.
With the January transfer window coming up, a loan move for Ward could be the best option, with first-team opportunities at Liverpool looking limited.