Fenerbahce bid farewell to Liverpool winger

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Fenerbahce's Serbian forward Lazar Markovic (R) vies for the ball with Galatasaray's Turkish defender Hakan Balta (L) during the Turkish Super Lig football match between Fenerbahce and Galatasaray at the Fenerbahce Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on October 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Fenerbahce have bid farewell to on-loan Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic in an official statement released on the club website today.

The statement read: “We want to bid farewell and thank Fabiano Ribeiro, Michal Kadlec, Lazar Markovic ve Abdoulaye Ba whose contracts have not been renewed for the 2016-17 season and will be sending an individual letter to each player.”

Markovic joined Fenerbahce on-loan last summer amid high expectations and despite getting off to an impressive start working his way into the first team he had a nightmarish season with injuries.

The Serbian international suffered four injuries and only recently returned to football after 140 days on the sidelines before picking up a hamstring strain during training for his national team.

Markovic will miss Euro 2016 as a result of his latest injury and a return date has not yet been set.

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has given Markovic the chance to prove himself over the pre-season but it remains to be seen if the young winger will be available for training over the summer.