Liverpool on Friday confirmed that striker, Daniel Sturridge and eight other players will leave the club this summer.

The Reds also confirmed the signing of new contract offers for five players: Bobby Adekanye, Daniel Atherton, George Johnston, Abdi Sharif and Edvard Tagseth.

The eight other players that will join Sturridge to leave Anfied are: Alberto Moreno, Academy graduate Connor Randall, goalkeeper Adam Bogdan, Academy players Juanma, Conor Masterson, Glen McAuley, Corey Whelan and Ben Williams.

The Champions League holders disclosed this in a statement posted on Liverpool’s official website.

The statement read: “Liverpool FC’s Premier League retained list was released on Friday, confirming the departures of several first team and Academy players after the 2018-19 season.

“As announced earlier this week, Alberto Moreno and Daniel Sturridge are set to leave the Reds upon the expiry of their contracts this summer having helped the club clinch its sixth European Cup.

“Academy graduate Connor Randall, who made eight senior appearances under Jürgen Klopp, and goalkeeper Adam Bogdan, who played six games for the first team, will depart ahead of 2019-20 too.

“Academy players Juanma, Conor Masterson, Glen McAuley, Corey Whelan and Ben Williams are also set to leave the club.

“Contract offers have been made to Bobby Adekanye, Daniel Atherton, George Johnston, Abdi Sharif and Edvard Tagseth.

“Everybody at Liverpool FC thanks the departing players for their contributions and wishes them the best of luck for the future.”

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