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With the impending signing of Charlie Adam and more expected, several Liverpool players should be shown the door before the summer ends.
Christian Poulsen was signed by Roy Hodgson last summer and failed to impress, and he was rarely used under Kenny Dalglish. There is little chance he is still around come August, and he may be used as part of a deal to bring in other players.
Alberto Aquilani spent last year on loan at Juventus after a disappointing first season at Liverpool and was hoping to make the deal permanent. However, Juventus came under new management earlier in the summer, and the deal fell through.
Reds fans are split over who to keep between Aquilani and Raul Meireles, who was one of Liverpool's best performers under Kenny, and it certainly seems like the club can't keep both.
Meireles, however, is the one who has been mentioned more in swap deals. Keeping both wouldn't be the worst thing the world, but it makes the center of midfield very crowded with not a lot of cover on the wings.
Joe Cole had a miserable first season at Liverpool. He was thought to be a target of Harry Redknapp and Tottenham earlier in the summer, but no official bids were lodged.
He could now be used to try to bring Stewart Downing to Liverpool.
Backup striker David N'Gog was originally thought to be going to Sunderland either as part of the Jordan Henderson deal or after, but he is now also a target of both Aston Villa and Fulham.
N'Gog was a capable backup striker who was almost always a good substitution despite not being a reliable starter.
Maxi Rodriguez has said he wants to return to Argentina, though nothing has developed from there.
Danny Wilson came over from Rangers last summer, but 19-year-old rarely featured, and his old club apparently wants him back.
A loan deal would not be horrible for Liverpool, as they re-signed Sotorios Kyrgiakos, but with Jamie Carragher getting older and Daniel Agger often battling injury, some insurance in central defense is a must.