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Borussia Dortmund Playmaker Nuri Sahin Thanks God That He Doesn’t Have to Play for Liverpool Boss Brendan Rodgers Anymore

Turkish midfielder blames Rodgers for disappointing six months.

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Borussia Dortmund midfielder has heavily criticised Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers according to ESPN.

The Turkish star spent six months on loan at the Anfield side earlier in the season but jumped at the first chance of winter exit and has since returned to his former Bundesliga side.

Sahin made 12 appearances for the Reds but completed 90 minutes a paltry four times, and only once in the Premier League. Sahin has placed the blame firmly at the door of Rodgers for his poor performances believing the former Swansea boss played him out of position.

Sahin regularly appeared as a number 10 for Liverpool but the player believes he is more suited to a deeper role in the midfield.

‘I did not fail at Liverpool. Brendan Rodgers wanted me to play as a ’10’’, said Sahin.

‘But I do not play behind the forwards. I spoke with him and asked him why I was playing there. It is not my real position.

‘The boss could not answer me… Still, I am not sorry about it. To play in the red jersey and be in Anfield is something marvellous.

‘Maybe if I had not gone there I would not have been able to return to Borussia Dortmund. For that, I am happy. But I have left Brendan Rodgers, thanks be to God.’

Sahin is still contracted to Spanish giants Real Madrid but is keen to have another crack at La Liga in the future.

The player’s time at the Bernabeu was heavily disrupted by injuries and Sahin failed to really show what he is capable of.


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