Agent wants Marko Grujic out of Liverpool in January and on loan at English club

Marko Grujic
Image: Marko Grujic has made only five appearances for Liverpool this season

Marko Grujic needs to leave Liverpool on loan in January for another English club, according to his agent.

Zoran Stojadinovic has told Serbian newspaper Blic that the 21-year-old midfielder needs to get out and play more first-team games after struggling to break into Jurgen Klopp's plans.

Grujic has made just 13 appearances since a move from Red Star Belgrade in January 2016, including five this season, and never started a Premier League game.

Marko Grujic new player for Liverpool with Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool (GETTY PREMIUM)
Image: Marko Grujic signed for Liverpool from Red Star Belgrade almost two years ago

And Stojadinovic says he will not allow his client to make the same "mistake" as Lazar Markovic, who is also still at the Reds and not playing games, by going on loan abroad.

"Grujic has to go somewhere in January in a loan, in a team where he will play," Stojadinovic said.

"It must be an English club, so as not to make a mistake like Lazar Markovic did. Had Lazar been my client, I would never advise him to leave England.

Lazar Markovic of Liverpool during a pre-season friendly match between Tranmere Rovers and Liverpool at Prenton Park
Image: Lazar Markovic went on loan to Benfica and then Hull but has not played this term

"He changed the country, the style of football, the temperament, the climate, and therefore his return to Liverpool was an impossible mission.

"To return to Grujic, he is very much appreciated in Liverpool and therefore he did not go anywhere because they did not want to let him go.

"But he needs more minutes in the field and that's why the loan is the best solution for him in January to return to Liverpool after his return to the starting line-up."

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