6) Martin Skrtel
A cornerstone of Liverpool’s team for several years, the giant Slovakian first arrived at Anfield in 2008 from Zenit Saint Petersburg. He has since played 271 games for the club in all competitions, scoring 17 times.
5) Daniel Agger
Joined Liverpool from Brondby in 2006, and would star alongside Jamie Carragher in an extremely miserly defence. Injuries unfortunately took their toll, and he returned to his former club last summer after 232 games.
4) Javier Mascherano
Joined Liverpool after a brief spell at West Ham, arriving in January 2007. He would play 139 games, leading the Reds to the Champions League final, before leaving for Barcelona in 2010, and further establishing himself as a world class player.