Liverpool had 10 loan players get some game time last week, some with better week than others and in this weekly feature we will roundup how they all got on.
Danny Ings (Southampton)
Another good week for the striker as helped Southampton to a 2-0 win against Crystal Palace and managed to pick up his 2nd goal since completing his loan move.
Ings spoke recently on why he decided to leave Liverpool stating that missing out on a Champions League spot broke his heart and that he knew he was not going to replace the front three of Salah, Mane & Firmino, he also spoke of his desire to get back into the England squad.
Herbie Kane (Doncaster)
Kane has made himself a mainstay in the Doncaster Rovers midfield, playing the full 90 minutes at the weekend against Peterborough United where he helped his team to a 1-1 draw.
He also started against Newcastle u21s in the Checktrade Cup and keep close to scoring but just dragged his shot wide.
Connor Randall (Rochdale)
This loan move has not gone to plan so far for Randall, in his first game he was brought off after 57 minutes with a slight knock and against Bury in the Checktrade Trophy he only lasted 12 minutes before coming off injured, this time with a fractured cheekbone.
It is not yet known if the injury will spend the end of his loan spell.
Ovie Ejaria (Rangers)
Last weeks loan player of the week had another good week, while Rangers did not get the result they may have hoped for the experience of playing in his first old firm game will do Ejaria the World of good.
Gers manager Steve Gerrard spoke of Ejaria last week saying he saw him become a man after his impressive European display.
Ryan Kent (Rangers)
Like Ejaria he also picked up some valuable experience as he was part of the Rangers team which fell to a 1-0 loss against against rivals Celtic.
Kent put in a solid display on the wing and will hope to build on his performance over the coming weeks as he looks to cement himself into Gerrard’s side.
Adam Bogdan (Hibernian)
Yet another who was on the losing side in Scotland this week but like Ejaria he put in a really performance for Hibernian as they fell to a 2-1 loss against Livingstone.
It could have been worse if it was not for the Hungarian goalkeeper as he pulled off a string of impressive saves to keep the score down.
It has been a good move for Bogdan but in truth the SPL is probably his level.
Loris Karius (Besiktas)
The German goalkeeper had an interesting debut for Besiktas, he did not cover himself in glory for Bursaspor equalizer late on in the game however earlier on he pulled off a magnificent save when one on one with the attacker.
What was interesting is the amount of tweets & shares his mistake got, what the player really needs right now is to left alone and away from media glare.
Taiwyo Awoniyi (Gent)
Not the best of weeks for Awoniyi, he started the week with Gent crashing out of the Europa League to Bordeaux and his display was so bad that day that he did not even get on for Gent’s league outing against Cercle Brugge at the weekend.
Overall he has had an okay to loan move but he will have to start scoring more and upping his performance level if he is to have any hope of an LFC career.
Marko Grujic (Hertha Berlin)
Another of our players who is on loan in Europe and another who had a mixed day, he did help Hertha to a 2-0 win against Schalke 04 and had some good moment in midfield.
He did however give away a penalty for a silly hand ball which Schalke missed, overall you could call this a frustrating display from Grujic, hopefully better is to come.
Shey Ojo (Reims)
The most unusual loan deal we have is probably the loan of Ojo to French outfit Reims as the player joins the growing list of English footballers who have decided to try their luck in Europe.
Ojo only made the move on deadline day but when Reims were trailing by a single goal to Montpellier they introduced him with 12 mins to go as they searched for a equalizer.
Loan player of the week: Danny Ings
Players not used this week
Ben Woodburn (Sheffield United) – unused sub
Shamal George (Tranmere) – unused sub
Harry Wilson (Derby) – injured
Allan (Eintracht Frankfurt) – not in squad
Anderson Arroyo (Gent) – not in squad