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​Liverpool keeper Adrian explains West Ham decision

Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian is determined to give it everything to get into the first team at the club.

The backup shot stopper has struggled for game time, due to the excellent form of Alisson Becker.

But rather than take an out through a loan move in January, Adrian is determined to stay and fight for his place.

He wants to ensure Alisson is at the top of his game, or faced with time on the sidelines.

"I'd made a drastic decision not to stay any longer at West Ham [at the end of last season], despite having a three-year contract offer on the table," Adrian told BBC Sport.

"I hadn't played a single game all season in the Premier League. I didn't feel valued economically either, to be honest. It was tough for me.

"Summer came and then I felt those butterflies in my stomach. I knew something good was coming. I was already aware of Liverpool's interest before I received the first offers.

"They [Liverpool] called me at the end of July. They said that they'd sell [Simon] Mignolet if I gave the deal the green light. That's how it happened."

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