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Naby Keita explains leaving Liverpool for Werder Bremen

Naby Keita has explained his decision to leave Liverpool for Werder Bremen.

The midfielder has moved to Werder in a Bosman transfer.

"I understand that many people are wondering why I am making the move from Liverpool FC to Werder Bremen," he told Werder TV. “When I spoke to the coach and the sporting director, they told me about the club's project.

“After that, I thought about it a lot, with my family too. In the end, I had to make a decision and I chose Werder Bremen. I am very happy with this decision and will give everything to the team in the coming season.

“Before, I was on the other side, now I'm part of Werder Bremen. I don't like to talk about myself that much. I'm sure there will be some who don't give Werder a lot of credit, but I'm looking forward to the task ahead.

“I've watched videos of Werder and think that if I can bring my quality to the team, we will be successful next season. I firmly believe in the capabilities of this team."

The 28-year-old added: “Yes, I missed that time very much.

“But now I'm back in the Bundesliga and hope to continue the old times. Of course, some things have changed.

“When I was in England, I kept watching the Bundesliga and saw that there were many talented young players. Now I'm back and I'll work even harder to help my team."

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