Report - Liverpool star nearing La Liga return

Liverpool star Iago Aspas has been heavily linked with a return to Celta Vigo according to Spanish reports.

Despite Liverpool boasting four strikers, the form and consistency of Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge has made it impossible for anyone else to get a look in.

One of Liverpool’s summer signings, Iago Aspas, has certainly felt the effect of the Reds' renowned SAS partnership.

The 26-year-old arrived on Merseyside with high expectations in a deal worth €9m after an impressive campaign with Celta Vigo in their debut season back in Spain’s top flight.

So far, however, he has only made 15 appearances in a red shirt; netting just once during Liverpool’s FA Cup victory over Oldham Athletic.

Aspas joined fellow Spaniard Luis Alberto in vying for a first-team spot, but the duo have yet to be given a fair run in the team – though what option does Brendan Rodgers have?

According to the local Spanish press in Vigo, Faro De Vigo, Celta Vigo have kept track on Aspas’ progress at Anfield and they are preparing a bid to bring him back to Spain.

After a disappointing debut season in the Premier League, it appears the player himself is set on the idea as during January transfer window he allegedly admitted that he felt like ‘an immigrant’ and later stated he ‘wished to return to Celta Vigo.’

With Liverpool still owing the Spanish club €5m of the reported €9m fee due to a number of performance-based incentives, it leaves the the Spaniards in a healthy position to negotiate his return.

Newspaper Faro De Vigo go on to say that whilst a deal looks likely, a possible stumbling block could be Aspas’ fluctuated wages which currently stands at three times more than what he previously earned whilst at Celta.

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