Is he living in dreamland or does he have a second chance to shine?
Andriy Voronin has promised to fight for a first team spot at Liverpool this season after words of encouragement from Anfield manager Rafael Benitez.
The Ukraine international has just returned to the Reds after an enjoyable loan spell with Bundesliga outfit Hertha Berlin.
Voronin was a regular starter for Hertha, becoming their top scorer last season, and he is hoping for more of the same as he returns to the Premier League.
“I spoke to ‘Rafa’ Benitez before my return and he said I need to work hard to get a chance in the first-team,” Voronin told German daily newspaper Bild.
“So far I have featured in every pre-season friendly, despite all the competition for places. (Goal.com)
Having seemingly burned many bridges by generally not being up to scratch and for spouting off at every opportunity whether it be at his displeasure with the city of Liverpool or the lack of first team chances, Andriy Voronin believes he can still carve out a career at Anfield, is he deluded or can he prove all his many doubters wrong?
Surely the 30 year old Ukrainian finds himself far down the pecking order at the club, and even more so if Rafa opts for playing Fernando Torres up front on his, as is his usual plan, with a beefed up midfield, will the former Bayer Leverkusen man get much of a chance to shine next season.
The first few months of the season will be key but personally I doubt that Benitez will use the troublesome attacker unless injury severely cripples his options. What do other fans think?