Liverpool have decided not to activate their purchase option on left-back Aly Cissokho, placing Valencia in a quandary over the Frenchman.
Cissokho is on a season-long loan at Anfield from Los Che and has been handed minutes on the pitch to impress by Reds boss Brendan Rodgers.
But according to Spanish outlet Plaza Deportiva, Cissokho has not convinced and Liverpool will not pay €4m to make the move a permanent one.
Valencia are now looking to offload the former Lyon man elsewhere due to his high salary.
Indeed, Los Che are keen to shed Cissokho's wages, although it remains unclear where he might move to.
Cissokho will undoubtedly be disappointed to exit Anfield, having remarked only recently: "To wear the red shirt during 'You'll Never Walk Alone' is an extraordinary thing to experience.
"The song, it is known worldwide. When I was a kid it struck me. I watched the games and thought it was beautiful, but I never imagined being part of it one day.
"The first time, I felt a lot of emotions.
"I thought about all those years when I was younger, the time to realise my dreams. And I realise how lucky I am to be here."
The 26-year-old has made 13 appearances for Liverpool in the Premier League this season, along with featuring four times in cup competition.
The left-back, who can also play further down the left flank, has not managed to find the scoresheet.
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