Benteke and Sturridge have barely played together this season for various reasons as Liverpool have struggled for goals.
The former Rams striker felt the writing was on the wall.
There is no point in Leeds using the loan market seeing as they cannot win promotion this season.
The manager is set to replace Manuel Pellegrini in the summer.
The Premier League side will leave the Boleyn Ground at the end of the season.
The Liverpool striker has once again struggled for fitness this season.
The German defender already has 19 caps for his nation, but has not played international football in seven years.
A selection of the latest stories in the media involving Liverpool Football Club this Tuesday morning.
The Black Cats are currently sitting in the bottom three with 13 games remaining.
The winger scored in his side's 2-0 win over Bournemouth on Sunday.
The 19-year-old is currently on loan at Swindon Town, and has could be set to win his first cap September's matches against Cyprus and Israel.
Here is how Southampton will line up for tonight's clash with Midtjylland.
Former Red Devils defender Rio Ferdinand was happy at first on social media, and then he was a little bit sad...