Danny Ings has left Liverpool to sign with Southampton on loan.
Liverpool and Southampton have conducted a lot of transfer business over the past four seasons, but until now it has been one way traffic.
The Reds have signed Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert, Nathaniel Clyne, Dejan Lovren, Sadio Mane and Virgil Van Dijk from Southampton.
Now finally the Saints have convinced a Liverpool player to the move in the opposite direction.
Former Southampton star Matt Le Tissier has previously clashed online with Liverpool supporters over their transfer business, and he reacted in a light-hearted manner to the Ings deal.
Thanks for being our feeder team https://t.co/FjBnqYqyMi— Matt Le Tissier (@mattletiss7) August 9, 2018
Ings' career at Liverpool never got going after he suffered two serious knee injuries.
Now fit again, he needed to play, and stood little chance of doing so at Liverpool this season.
The move to Southampton is in his best interests, and if he really performs outstandingly, Liverpool and Southampton will be having more interesting conversations next summer about his future.