Stoke City winger Oussama Assaidi hopes he's impressing Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers.

Assaidi, on-loan from Liverpool, hit a screamer in victory over Chelsea.

He had come on only six minutes earlier with special instructions from Stoke boss Mark Hughes.

Assaidi said: "He knows my quality I think, because before I went on the pitch he told me, 'Go and win us the game'.

"He knows what I can do. I'm very happy for this confidence but I really want to start games.

"Brendan Rodgers texts me sometimes. I speak with him occasionally but we will see what the future brings. I hope I have a future at Liverpool."

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