Liverpool forward Divock Origi is reportedly looking at a potential January transfer away from the club after falling down the pecking order under Jurgen Klopp this season.
Club Brugge are reportedly interested in signing him and have an “excellent chance” to secure a deal in the January transfer window as Liverpool have plenty of options in the forward areas ahead of him.
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Origi has only made three appearances for Liverpool in all competitions this season, with two coming in the League Cup and one in the Champions League. The only game he played more than 60 minutes was the 7-2 win over League One side Lincoln, showing that Klopp might not trust him as much as some of his other attacking options given that his minutes are few and far between.
He has not played a single minute in the Premier League this season, with Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane, Diogo Jota, Curtis Jones and Takumi Minamino all having been preferred in the league so far. This suggests that Origi is unlikely to get regular game time unless there is a huge spate of injuries in the forward line, making a January exit seem reasonable.
If, come January, he is still in the reserves and not getting minutes under his belt then a loan to Club Brugge could work out for all parties. Liverpool could get some wages off their books and Origi can go and try to score some goals ahead of the European Championships next summer with Belgium.