Jurgen Klopp’s 6 Liverpool loan decisions including Elliott and Minamino

Jurgen Klopp has some big decisions to make this summer.

The Reds remain in the race for Champions League qualification and will be all too aware of the impact securing a top-four finish could have on the club's transfer budget.

Regardless of where Klopp's side finish this campaign, the upcoming transfer window is expected to operate at a reduced level due to the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Clubs may look to hand more opportunities to players already on their books next season as a result of limited funds, but what does the future hold for Liverpool's loanees?

We have taken a look at some of the stars Klopp must make his mind up on…

Takumi Minamino

Takumi Minamino joined Southampton on loan in January and got off to the perfect start, scoring twice in his first three matches.

But the Japanese international has struggled for minutes in recent weeks and is unlikely to head back to the Saints next term.

Minamino is expected to be part of Klopp's long-term plans at the club and it would be a surprise to see him sold in the summer.

Harry Wilson

Harry Wilson is currently out on loan for the fourth season in succession.

The Welsh winger has spent this campaign at Championship side Cardiff City, having already had spells at Hull City, Derby County and Bournemouth.

Wilson still has two years remaining on his Liverpool contract but it is expected he will leave for good this summer as he aims to become settled at one club.

Harvey Elliott

Harvey Elliott has exceeded all expectations at Blackburn Rovers this season.

The 18-year-old scored seven goals and registered 11 assists for the Championship side as he became a key member of Tony Mowbray's team.

There are high hopes for Elliott at Liverpool and he could well be used in the first-team as a squad player next season.

Sepp van den Berg

Dutch defender Sepp van den Berg joined Preston North End in February and has featured in 16 matches for the Championship side.

With Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez expected to be for the new campaign, there is likely to be less opportunity to feature in central defence.

Asked about his plans in a recent interview with the Liverpool ECHO, Van Den Berg made clear his intentions.

"I don’t really know where I will be in the summer. I want to go on loan again. That’s what I’d prefer," he said.

"I want to be out on loan in the summer and to gain more experience so I can be ready when I come back to Liverpool to play in the first team."

Marko Grujic

Now 25, Marko Grujic is approaching the prime years of his career.

It appears unlikely that the Serbian midfielder will be sticking around at Anfield much longer, having impressed on loan at Cardiff, Hertha Berlin and now Porto.

Despite having two years left on his Liverpool deal, Grujic faces a real battle getting into Klopp's side and will want to move on for regular game time.

Ben Woodburn

Ben Woodburn became the Reds' youngest-ever goalscorer in 2016, at the age of 17 years and 45 days.

But his career has not continued with the same trajectory following three loan spells at Sheffield United, Oxford United and Blackpool.

Injuries certainly haven't helped the Welshman, who does not look to be part of Liverpool's upcoming plans.

Another loan move could be on the cards, though a permanent sale should not be ruled out.

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