This has caused Reds supporters to call for him to be axed in the January transfer window in order to make some return on the £52m Liverpool spent on him 18 months ago.
One wrote on Twitter: “Sell the joke.”
“Just. Get. Rid,” a second added.
While a third argued: “Sell on 1st jan, what a waste of 50 mill, such a disappointment, him (fit and on form) fab and thiago in midfield and this wouldn’t even be a title race