Degen leaves Liverpool on loan

The 27-year-old Switzerland international moved to Anfield on a

free transfer in 2008 from Borussia Dortmund. He made just seven

Premier League appearances in two seasons for Liverpool and the

move sees Degen reunited with Stuttgart coach Christian Gross, the

pair having worked together at Basel. Degen, who has 31 caps to his

name, stated: “For me this loan represents a great chance to

rediscover my best form.” Stuttgart finished sixth to Bayern Munich

last season, a result that qualified them for this season’s Europa