Suso Wants to Extend Almeria Loan

Happy in Spain
Much to the chagrin of many Liverpool supporters, youngster Suso – currently on loan at La Liga outfit UD Almeria – has confirmed that he’d like to stay on with the Spanish side past the expiration of his initial loan period.

The youngster, who has collected a number of plaudits since making the temporary switch to his native land, recently spoke about how happy he is in Andalusia and, if the Reds agree, how he would like to return on loan next year. An increase in playing time has served the 20-year old well, seeing him score two goals, create 22 chances and chip in with seven crucial assists in 22 appearances as Almeria struggle to stay in the Spanish top flight.

“I’ve got one season at Liverpool and I think it would be a good choice if I renewed and continued for another year at Almeria,” Suso recently said. “But not everything that happens is up to me.” With a number of injuries hampering the Reds throughout the season, it’s been question why the youngster – and obvious attacking threat – was allowed to leave on loan, but he cleared that up, insisting that he was the one who insisted on leaving. “Liverpool wanted me to stay; they didn’t say I had to go on loan” enthused the 20-year old. “But I know there are a lot of good players at Liverpool, maybe I wasn’t going to start games. I am young — the most important thing right now is that I have to play.”

Although he’s made no mention of wanting a permanent switch, this request will certainly raise some eyebrows – especially given the Reds current position. With twelve matches left to play, Brendan Rodgers side are well positioned to qualify for the Champions League next season, leaving the Northern Irishman no choice but to expand the squad as they take up another front to fight on. You’d think Suso would rather be fighting for his place in a team playing in Europe’s most prestigious club competition rather than battling relegation in Spain.

4 thoughts on “Suso Wants to Extend Almeria Loan

  • February 20, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    Would be better if he could be loaned out to a club with slightly more top half of the table ambition.

  • February 20, 2014 at 8:55 pm

    Agreed — not sure if he’s ready to hack EPL football. Get him on the same weight training program as Sterling and send him to a better side next year.

  • February 20, 2014 at 10:08 pm

    We’ll need him if/when we make CL so he needs to come home & gel with the players on & off the pitch again. Looking forward to seeing him play for us once more!

  • February 27, 2014 at 5:03 pm

    Bring him back to England and loan him to Swansea or another premier league club that play similar style football as our great club. YNWA

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