Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has terminated his loan spell with Besiktas.
Having been replaced as the Reds’ first-choice goalkeeper by Alisson Becker following a nightmare display in the 2018 Champions League final, the 26-year-old went to play for the Istanbul giants.
Karius has had a topsy-turvy time in Turkey and recently reportedly filed a complaint to FIFA over unpaid wages, with the German goalkeeper now calling a premature end to his two-year loan deal.
“Hi everyone, today I terminated my contract with BEŞİKTAŞ,” he wrote on Instagram.
“I was very patient for months telling the board over and over again. Same things happened already last year.
“Unfortunately they haven’t tried to solve this situational problem and even refused my suggestion to help by taking a pay cut.
“It’s important to me that you know I really enjoyed playing for this club a lot.
While the loan has ended early, Karius cannot play for Liverpool again this season if and when it restarts.
The PA news agency understands he will return to Germany for a break as the club and player awaits clarity on the landscape amid the coronavirus pandemic.