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(Photo) Aaron Cresswell touched This is Anfield sign before ex-Reds transfer target shone in LFC v West Ham player ratings

Aaron Cresswell’s reason for being at Anfield on Sunday was strictly business as he arrived with West Ham United in search of Premier League points.

However, the Hammers left-back could not stop himself touching the iconic This is Anfield sign before kick-off.

The moment, which was captured by Sky Sports cameras, sparked transfer talk, with Metro referencing a summer rumour which linked the 26-year-old with interest from the Reds.

Merseyside-born Cresswell makes no secret of the fact that he is a Liverpool fan, despite being rejected by the club as a teenager.

The one-cap England international was briefly in the Liverpool youth team, before being released and picked up by Tranmere Rovers, where he made his name and earned a move to Ipswich Town in 2011.

Cresswell played the full 90 minutes against Liverpool on Sunday, winning WhoScored.com’s star man award.

LFC v West Ham player ratings from WhoScored.com

The 2-2 draw at Anfield saw Liverpool stay third and West Ham climb out of the relegation zone to 17th.

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