The Galatasaray forward was omitted by coach Sabri Lamouchi as he attempts to rebuild the team following a shock defeat in the African Cup of Nations last month.
Other regulars dropped were Emmanuel Eboue, Romaric,Daniel Yeboah, Siaka Tiene and Igor Lolo.
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Liverpool have unveiled their new home kit for next season, sticking with the hugely popular retro styling of the current shirt.
The reputation of the Premier League means it is the most popular and one of the most watched leagues in the world.