Iago Aspas recently signed for Liverpool F.C. from Celta Vigo, making him one of four new Liverpool additions so far this summer.

Aspas, while speaking to reporters, shared what his experience training in England has been like compared to when he was in Spain:

"Training has been a little tougher than the sessions in Spain.

"But I know there is a little more running involved in the Premier League. I'm working hard every day to try and earn my place in the team for the first game."

Aspas is immediately put under pressure by the Liverpool faithful as he has been given the beloved number nine shirt which legends such as Robbie Fowler and Ian Rush scored so many goals in. 

Aspas added his understanding at how important the shirt is at Liverpool and the legacy he is going to have to try and keep going:

"In Spain, they don't attach so much importance to your shirt number as you do here in England.

"But I do know that simply by coming here I have the responsibility to return with interest the money the club has paid for me."

In his last season at Celta Vigo, Aspas played 34 games scoring 12 goals in La Liga, which hardly screams out 'prolific striker,' and at the age of 25 having not played for any other club but Celta Vigo, and that predominantly in the Segunda Division, I find it hard to imagine he will be matching up to the likes of Robbie Fowler and Ian Rush. 

However, Aspas seems focused and set on making his name at Liverpool which can get you a long way as a striker.

With a forward there has to be the desire in their game that makes them want to get on every cross, every pass and even in some players cases every set piece because at the end of it all, goals are what make strikers career and it seems Aspas has that desire.

 

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