Dejan Lovren believes Liverpool miss him greater than he misses them in gentle of the Reds’ damage disaster at centre-back.
The Croatia defender, 31, left Anfield for Zenit Saint Petersburg final summer time after falling out of favour below Jurgen Klopp.
The emergence of Joe Gomez and type of Joel Matip meant Lovren was surplus to necessities for the champions – however that wouldn’t be the case this season.
Lengthy-term accidents to Virgil van Dijk and Gomez, in addition to ongoing health points for Matip, have seen Fabinho and Jordan Henderson transformed into emergency centre-backs.
Nonetheless, when requested in regards to the prospect of extra common recreation time at Liverpool had he stayed, Lovren insists he has no regrets.
In an interview with Zenit, the 31-year-old mentioned: “I by no means remorse something and this can be a feeling I don’t enable in my head.
“I made the choice to go away Liverpool. I wasn’t feeling completely happy there in the direction of the top, as a result of I wasn’t enjoying.
“I’m completely happy that I made a decision to return right here and I believe they miss me greater than I miss them.
“Jurgen Klopp is aware of that, we typically chat and he as soon as wrote to me that he misses me. I didn’t reply that.”
Lovren has truly been linked with a short-term mortgage transfer again to Liverpool in gentle of their lack of numbers in defence.
The 31-year-old was by no means rated among the many Premier League’s finest centre-backs throughout his time on Merseyside, nonetheless he was instrumental in Liverpool’s 2019 Champions League triumph.
He additionally helped Croatia attain the World Cup remaining in 2018.