Pepe Reina

Pepe Reina

Kicking off this list is a Liverpool player whose transfer fate appears already decided – former Anfield No.1 Pepe Reina.

The Spaniard was once regarded as the best shot-stopper in the Premier League, but after a series of turbulent campaigns in which he developed a disturbing habit of flap-happy saves and letting in soft goals, Reina was loaned to Napoli at the start of the season in the wake of Simon Mignolet’s Merseyside arrival.

The £9million summer signing has proved a positive addition for Brendan Rodgers, with Mignolet’s more sturdy and all-round-competent style providing a refreshing change from his predecessor.

31 year-old Reina still has two years left on his Anfield contract, but with the Belgium international affirming his place in the Liverpool starting XI this season, both he and Brendan Rodgers have declared that the Spain ‘keeper has probably played his last game for the Reds.

Napoli boss Rafa Benitez has issued the Liverpool loanee 24 Serie A starts this season, suggesting he plans to make the temporary move a permanent one at the end of the season.

 


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