FOOTBALL: Liverpool Release Enrique

Liverpool have released one time first team left back Jose Enrique after making just three  senior appearances this season.

Jose Enrique has found first team action hard to come by.
Jose Enrique has found first team action hard to come by.

Enrique hasn’t featured for Liverpool for a while as his career has been hit by injuries,and has been told that he no longer needs to attend training at Melwood, according to the Liverpool Echo.Enrique, who arrived from Newcastle United in 2011 on a contract worth around £65,000-a-week, initially impressed under the tutelage of then-manager Kenny Dalglish and was part of the 2012 League Cup-winning side.The Spaniard was retained as first-choice left-back by Brendan Rodgers the following year but after suffering a long-term knee injury, he made just 8 league appearances during the 2013/14 campaign.

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Enrique’s current deal expires next month and, having barely featured over the course of the last two seasons, he has been informed that he is free to spend time planning his future.Moreno and youngster Brad Smith are both ahead of the 30-year-old in the pecking order at left-back and, despite Klopp hoping to build competition for places in the position, Enrique’s Anfield career is all but over.

Enrique made a total of 99 appearances for Liverpool over the course of his five years at the club, scoring twice.

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