Liverpool preparing for James Milner’s exit

England and Liverpool midfielder James Milner could be axed off the Reds squad next summer if Liverpool do not get him a new deal soon.

The. England international has been a stand-out player since Jurgen Klopp took the helm at the club.

His showboating for England in the 2018 FIFA World Cup was superb. And when on the wrong side of 33, not many players excepting his versatility on the pitch played at his level.

Milner was the crux in Klopp’s midfield last season, racking up 32 appearances for the Merseysiders in the Premier League.

The former Manchester City player who  joined in 2015 can play the wing, midfield and full back roles.

Milner joined the Liverpool on a free in 2015 after spending a long spell at former club Manchester City.

On 4 April 2018, Milner was on course to break the Champions League assists record, after equaling 8 assists.

The midfielder finally broke the record for the most assists in the Champions League when Roberto Firmino latched on to a Milner’s pass to score his second goal in their Champions League 5-2 first leg win over Roma on 24 April 2018.

Milner made his first senior debut for England in 2009 and scored his first international goal for England in their 5-0 away win over Moldova in 2012.

Milner is widely admired for his hardwork on the pitch and was termed “the most complete English player in the modern game” by former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini.