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Club Brugge keeper Mignolet: Right time to leave Liverpool

Simon Mignolet has no regrets leaving Liverpool.

The Belgian, 31, joined Club Brugge last summer after six years at Anfield.

"I sat on the bench for about a year-and-a-half," Mignolet told the Mirror. "At 31, you're in the prime of your career as a goalkeeper, so you want to be playing regularly.

"If I was going to sit on the bench for two more years, I would have been 33. Alisson is such a great keeper, even though I knew he might get injured or suspended.

"So maybe I'd play five, 10, 15 games a year, but to then try to find a club at 33 and be a regular starter is difficult, so I took the chance to do it now.

"Although I was very happy to end my time at Liverpool by winning the Champions League, you always want to have more of a bigger hand in winning trophies.

"It's so much nicer to feel a victory when you've been on the pitch, when you're contributing on a weekly basis, which is what I do now."

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