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Liverpool Defender Alberto Moreno Insists His Critics Should “Shut Their Mouths” After Return To Form

Alberto Moreno believes his critics should “shut their mouths” following his return to form for Liverpool this season.

The 25-year-old spent the last campaign on the Liverpool bench and made just two Premier League starts after losing his position at left-back to James Milner.

He looked set to depart Anfield in the summer and was the subject of a £11m bid from Napoli, but Liverpool were only willing to let him leave for £15m.

However, Moreno remained at the club and is now content with the way things panned out after reclaiming his starting position under Jurgen Klopp.

“I am very, very happy, personally, with the way things are going,” he said. “Things were bad over the summer – the word was that I would be leaving.

The 25-year-old has returned to Jurgen Klopp's line-up following limited starts last season
The 25-year-old has returned to Jurgen Klopp’s line-up following limited starts last season

“However, at no point did I agree with those claims. I wanted to stay and fight for my place and that is the mindset I had when I came back for pre-season.”

Moreno has started eight games in all competitions this for Liverpool this season and maintains he is fully committed to the club, despite a year of uncertainty.

“It is a club I love,” he added.

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