Liverpool Football Club has announced that they have released England international right-back, Nathaniel Clyne.
Nathaniel Clyne is free to find a new club after Liverpool decided to not offer the defender a new contract.
Clyne who has represented England at right-back has become no more than a peripheral figure at Anfield following the emergence of Andy Robertson and Alexander Trent Arnold in the last 18 months.
The even spent six months on loan at Bournemouth. But following his return to Merseyside, he picked up a serious injury that rules him out for six months.
Despite Clyne fighting his way back to fitness, the soon to be Premier League Champions have decided that he no longer has a future at the club.
The made the following announcement on their official website:
“Indeed, the manager used the word ‘machine’ to describe the performances of Clyne and his energy levels.”
“The No.2 was equally as dependable in 2016-17 when he ran out in 37 of the Reds’ 38 league games to help secure Champions League qualification.”
“Sadly, injuries restricted Clyne to 10 appearances in the following three campaigns, while he also spent time on loan at AFC Bournemouth.”
“Everyone at Liverpool Football Club would like to thank Nathaniel for his service and wish him all the best in his future career.”
There will no doubt be others out of the door at Anfield. But the question is who else will Jurgen Klopp deem surplus to requirements.