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James Milner will leave Liverpool at the end of the season after the club confirmed their vice-captain will be one of four departures.
Milner has proven to be one of the best pieces of transfer business in Liverpool’s history, arriving on a Bosman in the summer of 2015 but going on to win seven major trophies, the highlights being the 2019 Champions League and the 2020 Premier League.
It has long been anticipated that the 38-year-old would depart – it is expected he will join Brighton – but, still, it represents the fact this will be changing of the guard at Anfield, as Milner will be joined by Roberto Firmino, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita in leaving.
Jurgen Klopp is a huge fan of Milner and would have been happy for him to stay but there was never a decision to make in that respect: Liverpool never offered Milner new terms and the parting of the ways will be amicable.
Liverpool are committed to reshaping their midfield this summer, pursuing targets such as Mason Mount, Alexis Mac Allister and