Marko Grujic might have made a big mistake in staying at Anfield

Marko Grujic #16 of Liverpool advances the ball in front of Juan Mata #8 of Manchester United in the second half during the International Champions Cup 2018 match at Michigan Stadium on...

Marko Grujic has reportedly rejected the chance to rejoin Cardiff City on loan this season and will instead remain at Liverpool.

Marko Grujic of Liverpool holds off Tomas Rincon of Torino during the pre-season friendly match between Liverpool and Torino at Anfield on August 7, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Marko Grujic is set to stay at Liverpool after rejecting the chance to rejoin Cardiff City on loan this season, according to the Liverpool Echo.

The Serbian midfielder spent last season at the Cardiff City Stadium, as he helped Neil Warnock's side win promotion back to the Premier League as Championship runners-up.

 

He was expected by many to rejoin this summer but appears to have taken a chance on improving his status at Liverpool this season; although that seems an enormous risk given he was struggling for a place even before the additions of Fabinho and Naby Keita.

Cardiff were offering a shot at a level Grujic has never played at regularly and that is something that could have seen his value skyrocket.

Marko Grujic of Cardiff City competes with Conor Hourihane of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Cardiff City at Villa Park on April 10, 2018 in...

Grujic has also rejected a contract extension with Liverpool, the report by the Echo states, and you have got to imagine that is because he believes he can secure a better one by remaining at the club and showing what he can do.

There is the other side of it, however, that suggests he does not want to be tied down longer at the club, taking the next two years to find out if he should truly move on.

But, with Cardiff willing to give him such a fantastic chance to earn a bigger move, or a proper place at Anfield, Grujic is taking a hell of a chance...and only time will tell if it is the right one.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Marko Grujic of Liverpool powers through during the Pre-Season friendly match between Liverpool and Torino at Anfield on August 7, 2018 in Liverpool,...

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