The first breaking transfer news from the club has confirmed that Laura Coombs and Leandra Little will be leaving Liverpool FC Women this summer.
The pair will be leaving Liverpool following the expiration of their contracts.
First transfer news
Laura Coombs first came to the club on loan from Chelsea in 2016. She then made her full move to the Reds the following year.
Across her career in a Liverpool shirt she has amassed 74 appearances and scored seven goals.
The midfielder is held in high regards by both staff and players at the club. In a recent interview with LFC Transfer Room, Vicky Jepson discussed youngster Missy Bo-Kearns and the hard work that lies ahead.
“She knows she is nowhere near to being the next Laura Coombs! She’s got a hell of a lot of work to do.”Embed from Getty Images
Coombs was complementary of the club upon her departure.
“I would like to thank Liverpool FC Women for giving me the opportunity to develop both as a player and person over the last three-and-a-half years.
“The club is in good hands with Vicky and I would like to wish her and the team all the very best for the future. You’ll Never Walk Alone.”
Another veteran gone
34-year-old Leandra Little joined Liverpool from Doncaster Rovers Belles in 2018. The centre-back totalled 15 appearances for the Reds, acting as club captain but also playing the role as a mentor in the club’s academy.
“The fans of this club have been superb, so dedicated in their support, and I’d like to wish the club all the best moving forward.” Said Little.Embed from Getty Images
Jepson commented on Little’s departure, “Leandra has not only contributed to our team’s positive culture but has driven our education provision for youth players to be one of the best in the UK.
“The club and I would like to wish Lea all the best for the future.”