Noel Whelan claimed Nathaniel Clyne has been “collecting dust” since the emergence of Trent Alexander-Arnold at Liverpool but insisted the right-back has a lot to give West Ham or Rangers.
The former Leeds and Coventry forward, speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, suggested the 29-year-old could force his way into Gareth Southgate’s plans for Euro 2021 if he can re-find his best form.
Football Insider revealed earlier this month that the right-back has been training alone at Melwood ahead of his exit from the club on 1 July.
Clyne is out of contract on the 30 June and has not been offered a new deal by the club and will be free to leave this summer.
West Ham and Rangers have been named as potential destinations for the £70k-a-week player but he would likely have to take a reduction on his salary to secure a move to either.
When asked by Football Insider what the future holds for the defender, Whelan said:
“He needs to move, find that form again and show the class he did when Liverpool signed him.
“That great attacking flair, aggression and good defending.
“There is a player there but he needs a move away from Anfield.
“He has been pushed to the sidelines by Alexander-Arnold. Clyne has been sitting there, dwindling away, doing nothing but collect dust.
“He needs to brush that off now and find his own game back and try and force his way into the international reckoning. He still has plenty of time on his hands.”
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