Luis Alberto on his 'bitter sweet' first season at Liverpool

The Spaniard didn't make much impact since he signed from Sevilla, and is on loan at Malaga for the 2014/15 season.

Luis Alberto has been talking about his first season as a Liverpool player, describing it as 'bitter sweet' following his season-long loan move to Malaga this summer. 

The 21-year-old Spaniard failed to make any real impact at Anfield last season having only made two starts in cup games against lower league opposition, and brief cameos from the bench in the Premier League

Alberto - who played in an advanced midfield position off the strikers - said he learnt a lot during his first season on Merseyside, despite the lack of game time.

FourFourTwo have picked up on an interview he gave to Malaga TV, where he said:

"At Liverpool, things are at a much higher level, with players like Luis Suarez, Coutinho… it was a little difficult for me to enter the dynamic of the group, as English football is completely different.

"But I really have learned a great deal. What I’ve learned there, I hope to offer Malaga.

"This last year has been a little sweet and sour, so hopefully here I’ll get to enjoy what I like doing most.

"Since I was a kid, I’ve worked hard and this could be a really good season for me."

At Malaga, one would think that Alberto stands a better chance of getting regular first-team football, and Brendan Rodgers will be keeping an eye on his progress.

Given that he was a long-term investment when the Reds paid £6.8 million to Sevilla for his services last summer, Liverpool will be hoping he enjoys better success at Malaga this term and can return to Anfield a stronger player.

However, given his comments on the style of English football, some may have felt it will have been better if Liverpool had sought to loan him out to an English club in order to get a better understanding of the game.

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