Impending changes at Anfield: Liverpool prepares for a transformation in its campus. After a disappointing season, where the ‘reds’ failed to fight for the Premier League and were eliminated in the Champions League round of 16 by Real Madrid, the Merseyside club has confirmed that several players will end their contract at the end of this Campaign.
Among the footballers who will say goodbye to Anfield are Roberto FirminoJames Milner, Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. These four players played prominent roles in Liverpool’s Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup triumphs in 2019, and were part of the historic team that ended a 30-year drought. without winning the league, in the 2019-2020 season.
We can confirm Roberto Firmino, Naby Keita, James Milner and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will leave the club upon the expiry of their contracts this summer.
Special acknowledgments will be paid to the quartet at Anfield, with further tributes to follow at the end of the season.
—Liverpool FC (@LFC) May 17, 2023
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Next Saturday, during the last game of the season at home against Aston Villa, a special recognition will be paid to these four footballers. It will be an emotional moment to say goodbye to these players who have left their mark on the history of Liverpool. It is also expected to know if the team manages to qualify for the next edition of the Champions League.
Regarding possible destinations for these players, several options have been considered in the market. Firmino, for example, offered himself to Barcelona, although the Barça team does not consider that he fits their needs for next season. However, rumors suggest that the Brazilian striker could find his new home in Spain.
For his part, Milner, 37, has been linked with a return to Leeds United, a club he played for in the past. However, uncertainty about Leeds’ future, be it in the Premier League or possible relegation, could influence the decision of the experienced English full-back.
Other English media suggest that Brighton could be a more viable option for Milner. Liverpool is preparing for a transfer market that could mark the start of a new era at the club. The departure of these four emblematic players will open up opportunities to strengthen the team and look for a return to the forefront both in the domestic league and in European competitions. Liverpool fans are looking forward to the moves that will take place in the coming months at Anfield.