Liverpool fans react to Mamadou Sakho's performance

Mamadou Sakho of Crystal Palace looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park on October 14, 2017 in London, England.

Liverpool sold Mamadou Sakho to Crystal Palace last summer.

Mamadou Sakho of Crystal Palace looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park on October 14, 2017 in London, England.

Some Liverpool fans on Twitter have suggested that their club made a mistake by selling Mamadou Sakho.

The France centre-back left Liverpool to join Crystal Palace in a £26 million deal last summer.

The Reds aren't exactly flush with outstanding central defensive options to partner Virgil van Dijk, with Dejan Lovren, Ragnar Klavan and Joel Matip battling to play alongside the expensive Dutchman since January.

Sakho impressed in Palace's 2-1 win at Stoke City on Saturday afternoon, and some Liverpool fans believe that the former Paris Saint-Germain stalwart, who joined the Anfield club in 2013, is still better than many of Jurgen Klopp's current options.

Liverpool's French defender Mamadou Sakho (R) celebrates with Liverpool's Croatian defender Dejan Lovren after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool...

Here is their reaction to his performance:

Sakho, signed by Brendan Rodgers five years ago, is reported to have worried Klopp over his attitude [The Guardian] and that may well have played a role in the German's decision to offload him.

But the Liverpool fans have a point. On his day, Sakho was a superior defender than both Lovren and Matip for instance, though few can argue that the Reds - who have a Champions League final with Real Madrid later this month - haven't improved a lot since his exit.

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