Alberto Moreno 'much happier' after return to Liverpool first team

Moreno 'much happier' this season
© SilverHub
Liverpool's Alberto Moreno says that he is "much happier" at the club following his return to the first team.

Liverpool defender Alberto Moreno has declared that he is "much happier" at the club after forcing his way back into manager Jurgen Klopp's plans.

The Spaniard, who was linked with a move away from Anfield after losing the left-back position to James Milner, has started in two out of three of the Reds' Premier League matches this season and featured against Hoffenheim in the qualifying round of the Champions League.

Moreno is expected to share the left-back slot with Andy Robertson on a rotational basis going forward, as Klopp has moved Milner to midfield.

"When we signed Andy Robertson it gave me more strength and made me focus even more," the Spaniard told The Telegraph.

"In the summer training sessions the manager started using Milner in central midfield, so that was also encouraging. I knew there was an impetus to keep working and things would work out.

"I felt good and thought I can stay here and I can do a job here. I knew in pre-season I had a future here. Obviously I feel much happier now."

Liverpool, who sit in second place in the Premier League table, take on Manchester City this weekend.

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson barks orders during his side's Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on August 12, 2017
Read Next:
Combined XI: Manchester City vs. Liverpool
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1211104073334
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
6Arsenal127142216622
7Burnley12642129322
8Watford125341921-218
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124441313016
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
13Bournemouth124171114-313
14Southampton12345914-513
15Stoke CityStoke123451524-913
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham122371125-149
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand