Liverpool transfer news: Alberto Moreno writes heartfelt message to teammates, staff and fans after leaving

Spaniard is expected to join Vallarreal in a move back to his homeland after five years at Liverpool

Tuesday 02 July 2019 11:26
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Liverpool victory bus greets thousands of fans in city centre

Alberto Moreno has bid farewell to Liverpool after the left back's five-year spell at the club came to an end.

The 26-year-old Spaniard made 141 appearances and scored three goals in his time at Anfield having joined from Sevilla in the summer of 2014.

"Life goes in cycles, and mine at my beloved Liverpool FC has drawn to an end," he posted on his Twitter account.

“Upon reaching this point, I would like to thank the entire Liverpool family: my dear teammates, with whom I have shared five marvellous years and who I will forever think of as family, and, of course, the owners, directors, coaching staff, doctors, physios, kitmen, and each and every person at the club.

"Thank you for making me a better footballer and, above all, a better person; for helping me to fulfil one of my childhood dreams by winning the Champions League and, in doing so, to become a small part of the history of the his great club.

"My gratitude too to the city, which embraced me as one of its own from day one and which will live on in my memory whenever I look at my son, Alberto Jr., a Liverpudlian himself.

"Finally, a very special thank you to the club's superb fans, who always supported me. I wish you all at Liverpool FC the greatest successes. Wherever life takes me from here, I will always carry you in my heart and forever be a fan. You’ll Never Walk Alone!”

The defender is reported to be returning to Spain to play for Villarreal next season.

Alberto Moreno has left Liverpool after five years with the club

During his time with Liverpool, the Spain international won both the Champions League and Europa League and featured in the side’s that lost the League Cup and Europa League finals in 2016.

Reuters

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