Considering that Liverpool signed Marko Grujic as one of Jurgen Klopp’s first purchases at the club for just over £5 million, reports from ESPN that they could be set to sell him for seven times that amount are staggering. The Serbian has barely played for the club too, and it’s his recent loan spell at Hertha Berlin where he’s caught Atletico Madrid’s eye.
So, Reds – what shall we do with Marko Grujic?
Serbian is being linked with a £35m move to Atletico after killing it for Hertha in Germany.
We're pretty well stocked centrally though, with Ox to return next season as well.
— Empire of the Kop (@empireofthekop) April 24, 2019
Grujic has done very little in his Anfield days, yet whilst he’s been on loan he has certainly impressed. Both Cardiff City and Hertha Berlin have been very happy with the displays he put in for them and now it looks like he could be set for a move that isn’t a temporary one. The 23-year-old has a contract at Liverpool until 2023 but could be set to leave after just 14 senior outings.
Given the money that the Serbian would be generating for the club, there can be little complaints about his sale other than the fact he hasn’t been given a chance, but in essence, Klopp has generated £30 million profit out of nothing with this one. The money will certainly be pumped back in as well, so it seems like a win-win, and the Reds all seem to be happy about it, despite wanting a buy-back clause in the sale just in case.
You can read the Reds’ verdict on the Grujic situation here:
Sell with a buyback https://t.co/igfzwUqog4 of both worlds
— Alwyn Williams (@AlwynLFC) April 24, 2019
I went to Germany twice this season to watch him/hertha , he's NOT killing it, he's playing testimonial football in a sub standard league, sell him 100%
— Rocky Maporak (@rockymaporak) April 24, 2019
Sell him now. 35m is a crazy amount…I've watched him play a decent amount of times – he's alright, decent little player, but he'd be nothing more than someone to rotate on the bench. Cash in, and thats half way to a world class player.
— Jonffm23 (@LFC_StatsYT) April 24, 2019
Could potentially sell, but make sure there's a decent buyback clause.
— Paul (@Paulc771) April 24, 2019
Sell him and put the money towards a playmaker or a proper striker.
— Paullam (@PatelPaullam) April 24, 2019
Sell with a buy back clause
— SM88 (@Mehnaitor) 24 April 2019
Cash in and use it to buy de ligt
— wayne johns (@johnsie77) April 24, 2019
The Kopites all seem keen to make a pretty penny from Grujic’s departure and will be more than happy to let him go if Atletico are willing to part with £35 million.
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