By Richard Parks

Liverpool fans have hit out at Lazar Markovic on Twitter after he attacked the club for preventing him from leaving by demanding an unrealistic asking price.

The Serbia international is unhappy at the treatment he has received from his parent club and claims it has affected him.

Markovic, signed from Benfica in 2014 for a fee of £20million, played 34 times in his first season on Merseyside.

But he has since been frozen out by boss Jurgen Klopp, and had mixed spells on loan to Fenerbahce, Sporting Lisbon and Hull City before joining Anderlecht in January. 

The attacking midfielder, who the Daily Star report earns £35,000-a-week, scored his first goal for the Belgian side in a 2-1 loss at Genk on Saturday and believes it is proof that he can still be a force at the highest level.

“I have had a very difficult time at Liverpool. I thank everyone involved for my beautiful goal – it shows that I am still the player I was before. It shows Liverpool’s people that they can’t treat me the way they have done. It has affected me,” he told Serbian TV, as quoted by the Sun.

“It is natural for me to take it personally when they don’t let me leave by asking an unrealistic transfer fee for me.

“I am not just saying this as an emotional outburst. I have felt this way for months – it is simply what I think.”

A section of Liverpool fans took to social media to respond to Markovic’s comments, with some claiming he is “telling fibs” and that he should be sold.

Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:

 

In other Liverpool news, the club are on the verge of signing a BRILLIANT Manchester City attacker in a deal that will be finalised in June.

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