Liverpool star wants summer exit and sets retirement plan with Spanish club

Adrian, Caoimhin Kelleher, Alisson Becker

Liverpool reserve goalkeeper Adrian has seemingly made his mind up about his future as he eyes a retirement switch to Spain.

During his time with West Ham the experienced stopper was continually linked with a return to Real Betis.

The 34-year-old came up through the ranks at the Spanish outfit before eventually joining the Hammers in 2013.

He eventually made his way to Anfield in 2019 and has made 24 appearances in all competitions for the Reds.

His contract at Liverpool is due to end this summer, although there remains the possibility to extend it for another season.

However, Spanish outlet Fichajes, as cited by Sport Witness, claims that Adrian ‘will not continue at Liverpool’. To that end, he will be looking to sign for another club.

And that club, unsurprisingly, is reported to be Betis.

If Adrian did return to his former employers, he would initially be back up to veteran stopper Caludio Bravo. The 37-year-old currently has just under 18 months of his current contract to run.

Despite potentially signing on to be an understudy again, the report adds that would not be an issue for the Reds man.

Indeed, Adrian has his heart set on eventually retiring at Betis and bringing down the curtain on where it all began.

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Salah makes pledge to Liverpool fans

Mohamed Salah has made a promise to the Liverpool fans that the Reds can still salvage something from what has been a disastrous season.

Jurgen Klopp’s reigning Premier League champions began the campaign with more silverware in their sights. However, a raft of injuries to key men has wreaked havoc on their plans.

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The title is gone, with Manchester City romping to another success, but there is still hope in the Champions League.

Salah himself has had strong season and was named the club’s Player of the Month for February.

And speaking to Liverpool’s official website, the Egypt forward admits he’s just pleased the Reds have started winning games again.

He said: “It’s a nice feeling to be winning it again.

“It’s a good feeling and I’m happy about our last results, so hopefully we can just keep winning.

“It’s tough for all of us because of the situation we have been through and our position in the Premier League. But I believe it’s going to be better. In the Champions League we are doing good.

“I don’t want to just talk about my season because we play as a team, so I’d say it’s a tough season for all of us and we just need to carry on and try to win games.

“I just want to say thank you very much for voting for me. We’re going to give our 100 per cent to win the next few games.

“Hopefully we can do that and do good also in the Champions League.”

Liverpool will face LaLiga giants Real Madrid in the last eight of Europe’s premier cup competition next month.