Liverpool fans react to Marko Grujic loan deal

Liverpool fans hold scarves prior to the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on January 5, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Liverpool have sent Marko Grujic out on loan for another season.

Marko Grujic of Hertha BSC Berlin celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the Bundesliga match between FC Augsburg and Hertha BSC at WWK-Arena on May 11, 2019 in Augsburg,...

Liverpool made their first signing of the summer last week as they swooped for Dutch defender Sepp van den Berg, and fans are hoping for more arrivals soon.

However, the Reds are moving more players out of the club, and just one day after the contracts of Alberto Moreno and Daniel Sturridge expired, another player won't be at Anfield next season.

Liverpool today announced that Serbian midfielder Marko Grujic will once again head on loan to Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin, spending a second season in the German capital.

 

Grujic, 23, hit five goals and one assist on loan at Hertha last season, and will hope to continue his development at the Olympiastadion next term.

Despite joining from Red Star Belgrade in 2016, Grujic has only ever made 14 appearance for the Liverpool first team, spending time back at Red Star before heading on loan to Cardiff and Hertha.

The Serbian still has major potential, especially as a box-to-box or goalscoring midfielder given his huge frame, and Liverpool fans have been taking to Twitter to discuss his latest Anfield exit.

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

Some are frustrated that Grujic is heading out again, as they feel that he can actually make a first-team impact next season, at least more than fellow midfielder Adam Lallana.

However, others think that they've figured out Jurgen Klopp's plan; to send Grujic out for one more year, develop his game as a box-to-box midfielder, and then use him to take over from James Milner when his Liverpool deal expires next summer, rather than using this loan to put his young midfielder in the shop window.

Liverpool fans hold scarves prior to the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on January 5, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

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