Markovic claims Rodgers "changed" in final months at Liverpool

Winger explains reasons why he ended up departing on loan

BY Raf Diallo 15:52 Tuesday 2 February 2016, 15:52 2 Feb 2016

Liverpool's Lazar Markovic leaves the field after being shown the red card during the Champions League Group B soccer match between Liverpool and FC Basel at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Lazar Markovic claims Brendan Rodgers "changed" in his final months in charge at Liverpool.

The Serbian winger who is currently on loan at Turkish side Fenerbahce says he and his former Reds boss previously had a strong bond. 

Markovic made 31 appearances in all competitions last season and made his comments to Turkish outlet Fanatik

"I had no problem with Rodgers and we had a bond until, for some reason that remains a mystery to me, he changed. He stopped playing me and then at the start of the season he didn't even include me in the squad. And nobody explained to me what was going on or what his plans were, so I decided to leave," he said.

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