Chelsea ace Raul Meireles admits he does miss life at Liverpool.

Meireles struck up a firm friendship with Pepe Reina during his stint at Anfield, which lasted just over a season.

He said: "Pepe is a really close friend - he is like a brother to me."

Meireles also enjoyed a bond with the Kop during his stay.

He said: "I love the supporters in Liverpool. They are enthusiastic about football and they are really amazing."