Liverpool morning news: £7.7m man wants out; Gerrard identifies when things changed

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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has been speaking to the club’s official website about the Reds’ fine form this season.

While many feel they have turned a corner this campaign, Gerrard believes it goes back further than that, with Liverpool performing well at the tail-end of last season, too.

I think that’s down to the manager,” the England international said. “Everyone is taking (his ideas) on board and putting that into practice.

“I’d go further back than this season. I think it’s been the last 18 months. I remember us finishing last season very strongly and very consistently, and I think we’ve taken that into this year.”

Now the only question left is whether Gerrard can finally get his hands on the Premier League trophy – and few would begrudge him that honour if he does.

In other news, Iago Aspas reportedly wants out of Liverpool despite only arriving at the club last summer in a £7.7million move.

The Express runs an interview Aspas gave to FTBpro, in which he is quoted as saying, “I’m not 20 years old anymore. I can’t go on loan and explode.

“I think the best would be to transfer to another club, that I find the best fit for myself and the club.

“This is the hardest part. I used to play nearly all the matches and I arrived here, playing much less. This is the tough side of football.”

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