Liverpool have confirmed that winger Lazar Markovic has joined Sporting Lisbon on a season-long loan.
The Serbian will spend the 2016-17 season as part of Jorge Jesus' side -- the manager Markovic played under at Benfica prior to his move to Liverpool.
A source told ESPN FC that Markovic performed a "big U-turn" after initially informing the club that he did not want to return to Portugal.
This will be the second consecutive season he has spent out on loan after playing the last campaign with Turkish...
Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho is set to stay at Anfield after turning down numerous loan offers, a source close to the club has told ESPN FC.
The central defender was told by Liverpool's hierarchy that he needed to leave Merseyside on loan in order to save his future at the club, one source revealed earlier this week.
The source added that Sakho turned down the chance to spend the 2016-17 season at Stoke City or West Bromwich Albion. Turkish side Besiktas were another club that Sakho did not...
Liverpool have confirmed that Mario Balotelli has completed a permanent transfer to French side Nice.
Nice have signed the striker on a free transfer to end his two-year nightmare stay on Merseyside.
Balotelli was in the south of France on Wednesday for discussions with the Ligue 1 outfit and underwent a medical, one source told ESPN FC.
Liverpool have been trying to find suitors for Balotelli, who had one...
Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic is set to join Sporting Lisbon on a season-long loan after a sudden change of heart, a source close to the Premier League club has told ESPN FC.
The Serbian will spend the 2016-17 season in Portugal the under the tutelage of Jorge Jesus, the manager Markovic played under at Benfica prior to his move to Liverpool.
The source revealed the player performed a "big U-turn," having initially told Liverpool officials he did not want a return to Portugal.
Markovic has faced...