The transfer markets generally are risky for any team. There are transfers that work wonderfully well, and then there are those disasters.
Liverpool over the past couple of seasons has seen more of the latter as compared to the former.
This led to a the collection of a large number of below-par and overpaid players in the squad.
Liverpool has started the rebuilding process by buying players like Luis Suarez, Andy Carroll, Jordan Henderson, Charlie Adam, Stewart Downing and Alexander Doni since the new owners took over the reigns.
But along with buying new players, it is equally important to ship the players off who seem surplus to the requirements at Anfield, especially to free up funds as well as the remove such players from the wage-bill of the club.
Liverpool have already started the process with selling off Paul Konchesky to Leicester City and the reported free transfer of Milan Jovanovic to Anderlecht.
However, a number of other players are expected to leave Liverpool before the transfer window closes on Aug. 31.
The list looks at the five most likely candidates for the same.