Date: 19th January 2015 at 6:56pm
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Suso has explained the reasons why he opted to leave Liverpool in favour of a move to AC Milan this month, reports talkSPORT. 

The Spaniard had entered the final six months of his contract at Anfield, and made the move to the Italian giants for a cut price £1million fee.

And the 21-year-old has now explained why he chose to end his Liverpool career, claiming he was not offered enough money or first team opportunities.

“My contract was set to expire in June and Liverpool’s offers did not satisfy me, neither economically nor in a sporting sense,” Suso told Marca.

“I arrived very much as a boy and I have learned a lot. I have grown, but I have not noticed a lot of trust in me. I wanted a change of scenery. And Milan offers me everything that I needed. It’s a great [club], with an incredible history, but now it is not at its best.

“My objective? To play as much as possible and to return Milan to the Champions League. It’s where the club should be.”

Suso made 21 appearances for Liverpool after signing from Spanish club Cadiz as a teenager in 2010. He was linked with Real Madrid before he signed at Anfield.
“Well, you never know with those things,” he said when asked if he regretted not moving to the Bernabeu.

“I think I chose well because I went to England to become a professional footballer, and I succeeded. I am very grateful to Liverpool, I have left great friends there. But now I think only about making my Milan debut.”

Suso also reserved words of praise for outgoing skipper Steven Gerrard.

The midfielder said: “What did I learn from Steven Gerrard? His professionalism.

“With the level he has shown, all that he has won and the admiration that he has generated and still generates in his city, in his country and all around the world. Steven trains each day as if it were his first, as if he was a youth player. It was a daily lesson.”


2 responses to “Suso reveals reasons behind LFC exit”

  1. Abdul M. Ismail says:

    It’s a sorry state of affairs that Suso was allowed to leave.

    He was superb in preseason and when he did play (e.g. Middlesborough), he changed the dynamic of the game scoring one goal and two penalties.

    Rodgers was forced to admit in the post match interview that Suso had a really good impact and said the’s in contention for the starting 11 against Everton. He found himself on the bench as an unused substitute after which he was dropped.

    …and yet Rodgers insists on playing totally useless players which he bought instead.

    • Geoff Price says:

      Yes you are correct in what you say, SUSO was not given the chance he deserved. This only shows the short comings of Rodgers. Never mind lets wish SUSO all the best at his new club. And I’m sure this so called manager time is coming to an end, the sooner the better.