Atletico Madrid have confirmed that they have agreed to a request by Liverpool FC to terminate the loan of defender Javier Manquillo a year into the two year loan deal. The 21-year-old Atletico Madrid academy graduate joined Liverpool FC in an initial two-year loan deal last summer with an option to buy for the Merseyside giants. However, after a decent start to his Anfield career where he made a few starts early on in the season following injuries to Glen Johnson,  Manquillo struggled to hold down a place in Brendan Rodgers’ side when the manager switched to a formation that required wingbacks. Liverpool FC have now gone onto add Nathaniel Clyne to their ranks along with returning Andre Wisdom who spent a year away on loan, the young Spaniard was deemed surplus to requirements. As per reports in Liverpool Echo, Liverpool FC could only cut short the loan deal of the rightback with the permission of both Atletico Madrid and the player himself, […]

Atletico Madrid defender Javier Manquillo’s Liverpool FC loan spell could be cut short as the player is deemed surplus to requirement, with Benfica interested as per reports in Portuguese press. Javier Manquillo has been reported to be one among quite a few Liverpool FC players who could depart the club following a disappointing season for the club in which they finished sixth. Manquillo, who arrived from Atletico Madrid on a two year loan deal made no appearance in the second half of the season as Liverpool FC switched to a back three formation, rendering the player who, admittedly,  does not look comfortable going forward, of no use to Brendan Rodgers. The Portuguese champions, Benfica, are reportedly in a battle to keep current right back Maxi Pereira who has turned down the offer of a new contract. The club have begun sounding out replacements for the outgoing 31-year-old, including Atletico Madrid owned Javier Manquillo according to reports in A Bola. The report discussed the potential […]