Liverpool have confirmed that Philipp Degen has joined Stuttgart on loan until the end of the 2010-11 season.
The right-back was signed by previous Reds manager Rafael Benitez on a free transfer after leaving Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2008.
"I'm looking forward to the challenge and the wonderful VfB fans," said Degen.
"I really want to make use of my chance. It's fantastic to be working together with Christian Gross again. I had a very successful time with him in Basel."
Stuttgart boss Gross said: "I know Philipp very well and rate him highly both as a football player and as a person.
"He is a very athletic and fast player, who often looks to push forward. Philipp wants to take his chance at VfB."