Napoli signing Reina insists no Liverpool bitterness

Napoli loan signing Pepe Reina insists there's no bitterness towards Liverpool, despite his open letter earlier this week.

Napoli loan signing Pepe Reina insists there's no bitterness towards Liverpool, despite his open letter earlier this week.

In an interview with El Larguero, he sought to clarify his thoughts about his time at Anfield.

"I'm not angry with Liverpool - quite the opposite. I am very grateful to them for everything they have given me," he said.

"My departure was different to what I expected, but I will always be grateful to them.

"This is the nature of football - when you are loved by a team, you really feel it, but when you go through bad moments, you are treated differently. In the end I will remember the love I felt from the fans for so many years.

"My time in England is where I have felt truly like a footballer and I have put my name among the best players. I'm very proud to have played almost 400 games with Liverpool.

"I'll remember the friends I made in and outside the dressing room. Trophies stay in the cabinet gathering dust, but friends are for life."

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