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Naby Keita tells Liverpool fans: I'll try to break my goals record

Naby Keita is happy with the way he's started the season at Liverpool.

Keita has made four appearances for the Reds so far, starting in the wins over West Ham United, Crystal Palace and Brighton and Hove Albion before a substitute outing when victory was secured at Leicester City before the international break.

"I think it's fair to say that the Premier League is a tough league," said Keita in the new edition of the official Liverpool FC magazine.

“I'm very motivated to be playing in it – it's an attractive proposition – but I've been told by many people that a lot of overseas players come into the Premier League and they take time to integrate, depending on the circumstances.

“So playing in the Premier League can be difficult, but I am very motivated to play here, not just for myself and my teammates, but for the club.

“Everybody around me has been very supportive towards me so I am certainly giving everything I can to get settled into the team quickly."

Keita admits he's eager to hit the goals trail.

“First and foremost, I should say that I'm very much a team player and I always think about the team first," he said.

“The Premier League is different to other leagues where I have played and everybody knows it is very tough, but I will do my best to beat my own personal records.

“I'm the kind of person who thinks that if I score eight goals in one season my objective must be to score nine goals in the following season. That's the kind of mentality I have."

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