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Liverpool signing looks destined to flop

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Aspas not impressing at Anfield. (©GettyImages)
Aspas not impressing at Anfield. (©GettyImages).

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers evidently still thinks that misfit Iago Aspas will find his feet in the Premier League. If his performances are any indicator, Rodgers might be wrong as there isn't much to hope about with the former Celta Vigo man.

Aspas isn't the player who can take Liverpool to the next level. Some might have thought Liverpool bought a superstar when they landed the Spaniard but he was just one of the performers in a bottom-half La Liga team. Are Liverpool in that same category? Do you think a forward/attacking midfielder like him can take the Reds to the next level?

Many people had voiced their concerns regarding his suitability to the Premier League in a team like Liverpool. They rated him as a mediocre player and it looks spot on at the moment. 

Aspas' finishing isn't top notch and a forward without goals is a liability to the team. His pace gives him the potential to be a threat on the counter attack, but his end product doesn't give much hope.

Even though Liverpool have had a good start to the Premier League season, Aspas has struggled to get going. He has been merely a passenger in this side and this has been quite evident on the pitch. Rodgers still hasn't given up on him, though, and clearly supports the player to deliver the goods in the future. 

however, in my opinion, with Aspas there aren't many positives to look forward to. The chances of a revival are slim. As is often the case, clubs will be reluctant to cut their losses in transfer deals. They might think that one or two games might change the fortunes of the player.

Remember Robbie Keane? Liverpool realised he was a mismatch and cut their losses six months later. Aspas is not even half that player. Do Liverpool need to waste more time on the Spaniard? Is it time to admit the mistake and to bid adieu to the 25-year-old?

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