Meireles struck up a firm friendship with Pepe Reina during his stint at Anfield, which lasted just over a season.
He said: ‚ÄúPepe is a really close friend ‚Äď he is like a brother to me.‚ÄĚ
Meireles also enjoyed a bond with the Kop during his stay.
He said: ‚ÄúI love the supporters in Liverpool. They are enthusiastic about football and they are really amazing.‚ÄĚ