Few players in recent seasons have arrived at Liverpool with expectations as high as Naby Keïta, with the Reds agreeing a £50M deal with RB Leipzig and agreeing to let him remain in Germany four summers ago before welcoming him to Merseyside a year latter.

Few players can be said to have fallen as far short of expectations as Keïta, given just how much the club paid and how highly he was rated. Much of the reason for that can be put on his injury record, but part of a player’s value is in staying fit—and Keïta simply hasn’t.