Aussie left-back recalled from loan after failing to commit to a new deal with the Reds.
Australia international Brad Smith has been recalled from his loan at Swindon Town due to a contract dispute with Liverpool, according to Fox Sports Australia.
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The 19-year-old was loaned to the League One club earlier this season in a bid to gain more first team experience.
“The reason why he’s been recalled is because of a contract dispute with Liverpool,” Daniel Garb told the Fox Football Podcast.
“He hasn’t signed a new deal with the Reds.
“Liverpool have said: ‘we’re not going to loan you out and get you experience until you’ve committed to our club. Until that’s sorted … why would we invest in you?”
The former England youth international has notched up four caps with the Socceroos since the end of the World Cup and is seen as a potential solution to Australia’s left-back issues.