Liverpool have this evening allowed Xavier Mascherano to leave the club.
The combative midfielder arrived back at Anfield today as expected and immediately began talks about his exit from the club with Roy Hodgson and the Liverpool board.
“The talks were extremely amicable. It was all done in a very nice way. Javier made it clear that he wanted to leave a year ago when he and the chance to go to Barcelona.” according to his agent…
“He was asked to stay on for one more year, he agreed, so now it is time for him to go. It was all very pleasant and it is now a question of the two clubs who are interested in him making an acceptable offer to Liverpool.”
Well, no point in keeping a player who doesn’t want to play for the club anymore.
It is expected that he will rejoin his former boss Rafa Benitez at Inter Milan.