Loaned out Liverpool talent Luis Alberto scores winning goal for new club Deportivo La Coruna

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The Spanish forward is currently on loan at the La Liga outfit.

This summer Liverpool again decided it would be in the best interests of talented attacker Luis Alberto if he spent the upcoming season out on loan back in his Spanish homeland.

Last summer Liverpool signed the talented Spaniard for £6.8 million, as reported by the Daily Mail.

The Sevilla forward had impressed on a loan spell with Barcelona B the previous season and Brendan Rodgers decided he was worth the gamble so stumped up the cash for this talented, but reasonably unknown playmaker.

His first season did not go to plan. He struggled to make his way into the Liverpool first team - playing just 135 minutes of Premier League football and 123 in the domestic cups.

With that in mind the club shipped Alberto out on loan to La Liga last season, as he joined Malaga for the duration of the campaign.

He had a reasonably impressive campaign but not enough to convince Liverpool he was yet ready for the Premier League. With that in mind, he was sent to Deportivo La Coruna earlier in the month.

Last night he showed his new club just what he can do on his day. He scored the only goal in a pre-season friendly against Ponferradina as Depor won 1-0, continuing their successful pre-season so far.

Iago Aspas, another Spaniard who failed to make the grade at Liverpool, also scored last night for his former club Celta Vigo, who he re-joined this summer.

Meanwhile Liverpool have been on an extensive recruitment drive themselves and will hope the form of such players will not make them regret letting Alberto, or indeed Aspas, play their football elsewhere.

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