‘Liverpool fans are crazy,’ says £7.6m man

Liverpool player Iago Aspas has been speaking after his debut for loan club Sevilla.

Liverpool forward Iago Aspas has been speaking following his loan move to Spanish side Sevilla.

The 27-year-old forward had a disappointing debut campaign at Anfield, scoring just one goal and making just 15 appearances.

That came after a fine spell at former club Celta Vigo, in which time he netted 50 goals in 152 games, leading to a £7.6million move to the Reds. And he will be hoping his return to La Liga also prompts a return to form.

Aspas will spend the new campaign on loan as he seeks to rediscover his scoring touch, and he has been speaking to Estadio Deportivo after making his debut in the Super Cup against Real Madrid.

Referring to his new fans, Aspas said, “It’s crazy. I come from a big club like Liverpool where the fans are crazy but I think that Sevilla has nothing to envy.”

In short, the player has swapped playing in front of one lot of passionate fans for an equally passionate alternative.

The forward has also been speaking about the competition for places at his new club, something that ultimately prevented him making as many appearances as he would have hoped at his parent-club.

“There are 23 (players) and everyone wants to play,” Aspas said. “But you have to make things difficult for the coach.”

The Spaniard will be hoping he gives his new manager no choice but to play him, while simultaneously showing Brendan Rodgers that he still has what it takes to ensure a future at Liverpool.

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