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Liverpool complete four deadline-day deals, but angry LFC fans not impressed

Liverpool were busy on transfer deadline day but their activity wasn’t what their supporters wanted to see with four players going out on loan.

As per BBC Sport, the Reds lost a key figure in Philippe Coutinho at the start of the month, but with the transfer window now closed, Jurgen Klopp hasn’t seen a replacement come in to fill the void left behind by one of their best players.

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Coutinho was a key creative figure for the Merseyside giants behind their attacking trident, and as the season goes on, it remains to be seen whether or not they begin to miss his presence more and more.

In turn, Klopp will have to wait until the summer for a replacement to arrive now, while it’s worth noting that it isn’t all doom and gloom at Liverpool given they’re just three points adrift of Manchester United in second place in the Premier League table.

There was a flurry of activity from the Reds as the 11pm transfer deadline approached on Wednesday night, but unfortunately for their supporters, it was all to do with players leaving Anfield.

As reported by the Liverpool Echo, Ovie Ejaria departed to join Sunderland on loan for the rest of the season, while Hull City confirmed on their official club site that Harry Wilson had joined them.

If that wasn’t enough, Liverpool confirmed on their official club Twitter feed that Lazar Markovic had joined Anderlecht on loan while Jon Flanagan has made the switch to Bolton Wanderers until the summer, as seen below.

For the first duo mentioned above, the loan spells away from Liverpool will arguably be good for their long-term prospects at Anfield as they will hope to gain experience and develop their all-round game with more playing time.

For Markovic though in particular, that will now be his fourth loan spell away from the Reds since joining them in 2014, and he has only played 34 times for the club in all competitions as his future in England looks bleak.

A glance at Liverpool’s Twitter feed will show that the club announced these four exits consecutively, and it’s fair to say that judging from the comments left by supporters, they weren’t happy.

The decision not to sign a player to replace Coutinho has seemingly irked them in particular, and while their rivals like Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City have significantly strengthened by signing the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexis Sanchez and Aymeric Laporte, Liverpool have arguably missed a trick in not acting themselves.

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