The former Germany international reportedly played a part in the sequence of events that ended up bringing the Reds' makeshift left-back to Anfield.
Many German players and pundits have been very critical of Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho for his treatment of Bastian Schweinsteiger, but Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker believes that his compatriot's situation is just a case of bad luck.
Bastian Schweinsteiger is reportedly looking for a compensation of around £13.8m from Manchester United to agree to part with the Red Devils
Manchester United have excluded Bastian Schweinsteiger from their 27-man squad for the Europa League group stages
Manchester United outcast Bastian Schweinsteiger is still optimistic about playing for Jose Mourinho's side this season.
On Wednesday, German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger played his final game for Die Mannschaft against Finland.
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has reportedly turned down a free transfer to Sporting CP, leaving Leicester City's move for Adrien Silva in the lurch.
Juventus, who are yet to sign a replacement for Paul Pogba, are patiently waiting to see how the situation with Bastian Schweinsteiger at Manchester United turns out
Dutch winger Adnan Januzaj has reportedly been 'humiliated' by the treatment he has received from the Manchester United boss this summer.
Juventus will be reeling from the loss of French central midfielder Paul Pogba to Manchester United, despite making some giant strides in the transfer market themselves. However, the Premier League club have now offered veteran midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger to the Serie A champions in what could be a mutually beneficial deal.