Marko Grujic recently named as the best midfielder for Hertha Berlin for the past 22 years. And that claim is quite reasonable regarding his performance with the club last season. The fact is, to this date, Marko Grujic is owned by Premier League club, Liverpool, but at the beginning of last season, the club loaned him to the Bundesliga side. And he proves himself to be one of the best midfielders on his generation. Therefore, Hertha Berlin did not want to let him go and insist on extending his loan period until next season.
But even though Liverpool allow him to stay at Hertha Berlin for another season, they insist that the young player remains part of Juergen Klopp's long-term plans at Liverpool, which means, soon they'll move him back to Anfield Stadium, when the times comes.
The 23-year-old midfielder became Juergen Klopp's first signing at The Anfield Stadium when he joined in a 5 million pounds deal from Red Star Belgrade in the winter transfer market in 2016. However, Marko Grujic has made only 14 appearances since. Because of the lack of time he gets in The Reds first time, at the 2017 summer transfer market, the club decided to make him sign a loan deal with Cardiff City whose play in the Championship Division. He played with the club during the 2017-2018 season.
Marko Grujic Has Struggled To Establish Himself In Liverpool
After successfully brings Cardiff City into promotion to The Premier League, Marko Grujic moved to another loan deal with Hertha Berlin in Germany. His performance with the Bundesliga's side caught the eye of the public. No wonder, Hertha Berlin's former manager Pal Dardai claimed that Marko Grujic was the best midfielder he has seen in his 22 years at the club. And then his successor, Anto Covic was keen to retain Marko Grujic services at Hertha Berlin this season. Last season he scored five goals and registered one assist for Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga. Hertha Berlin paid Liverpool 2 million pounds to re-sign Marko Grujic with an extra 500.000 pounds in add-ons.
Looking back for his time at the Liverpool years ago, sports betting site Malaysia remembers the Serbian international indeed has struggled to establish himself since his arrival. But that doesn't mean he has no place in Juergen Klopp's heart at all. The former Borussia Dortmund manager reportedly sees him as a first-team option for the 2020-2021 season.