Luis Alberto could be the next Liverpool player to be moving on this summer, with Spanish side Deportivo La Coruna interested in taking the midfielder on loan for next season.
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The Guardian believe that, unsurprisingly, the 22-year-old is not in Brendan Rodgers’ plans for our upcoming campaign and suggest another year in his homeland would be the best possible solution for both parties.
Alberto could become the latest in a series of departures this summer. Iago Aspas has already moved twice – making his loan move to Sevilla a permanent one before being instantly offloaded to former club Celta Vigo (don’t ask) – while Sebastian Coates has completed his switch to Sunderland.
The Spanish Under-21 international has endured a difficult time of it on Merseyside. His first season at the club saw him make just nine Premier League appearances, mostly as a substitute, and it was clear even then that Rodgers wasn’t convinced by the former Barcelona man.
He spent last season on loan at Malaga but again found his chances to be limited. He played in just 15 La Liga games and despite scoring a couple of goals he was mostly used as an impact player coming off the bench.
Time now looks to be running out on his Liverpool career and this latest move could signal the beginning of the end.