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Lazar Markovic Swansea Deal Falls Through

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The 23-year-old could end up stuck at Liverpool for the remainder of the season.

Liverpool Training Session Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images

Lazar Markovic’s Liverpool career has not gone according to plan, and now it seems he may not even be able to find a loan home for the second half of the 2017-18 season—which would mean another half-season stuck in the stands.

Having only made a single U23 appearance this season and having never played a first team game under Jürgen Klopp, it’s clear Markovic has no future at Anfield. He must move on in order to even have a chance at resurrecting his career.

For a time, it looked like he would, with Wolfsburg and Swansea both eager to sign him. Wolfsburg, though, couldn’t agree a permanent deal with Liverpool and—if the move was to be a loan—so Liverpool looked to send him to Swansea.

Swansea, though, had other priorities and now do not have room for him. Meanwhile, the transfer window has already closed in Germany, meaning a move to Wolfsburg is off the table even if Liverpool were willing to reconsider it.

Liverpool are reportedly still trying to find a loan home for the Serbian winger, but as of now it looks as though he won’t be leaving Liverpool this month after all—not on a permanent deal and not even on loan.