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Swansea midfielder Shelvey excited facing Liverpool

Swansea City midfielder Jonjo Shelvey is looking forward to facing former club Liverpool tomorrow night.

Following the confirmation of his transfer to Swansea in July, Shelvey sent a personal thank-you to the Liverpool fans; now he has expanded on his appreciation for the club.

"You get a love for the club, Liverpool are in my blood and I will always look out for their result," he explained.

"I was there for three years and I had a great time at a great club with such a great history, I loved it there and I cannot wait to play them.

"When I moved my dad said I was leaving one of the biggest clubs in world football to play somewhere else.

"But I felt it was something I needed to do, I didn't want to sit around, sit on the bench and just pick up money for not playing.

"Liverpool won the League Cup when I was there but I did not make the bench, and you feel like you are not there, even though you are happy and you get a medal, you feel like you are not part of it. I want to be part of something at Swansea."

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