Lazar Markovic has joined Sporting Lisbon on a season-long loan, Liverpool FC can confirm.

The Serbia winger will spend the remainder of 2016-17 in Portugal with the Primeira Liga club.

Markovic has made 34 appearances for the Reds, scoring three goals, after moving to Anfield from Benfica in July 2014.

He spent the duration of last season on loan at Fenerbahce.

Matip: My first YNWA at Anfield will be something special