Former Borussia Dortmund man Kevin Grosskreutz has urged Mario Gotze to consider leaving the club in January and move abroad. Gotze has only made two first team appearances this season and was left out of the squad completely for their game against Hoffenheim on Saturday after a lacklustre display for Lucien Favre’s men in Thursday night’s Europa League tie against Belgian side Club Brugge.
The attacking midfielder, who netted the winning goal in the 2014 World Cup final, has found playing time hard to come by in recent seasons due to injury issues.
And Grosskreutz says now might be the right time to leave the club and has suggested a potential reunion with a former manager.
“I’m very sorry for Mario Gotze at the moment, because stuff is written about him – and only him – every day,” Grosskreutz told Sky in Germany.
“In Brugge, for example, the whole team didn’t play well.
“Maybe it would be good for him to go abroad in the winter to find a bit more peace and bring his career back on track. [Liverpool manager Jurgen] Klopp knows him quite well, he would be a good fit for Liverpool.”