Ex-Italian international midfielder Alberto Aquilani believes that he's a forgotten man amongst the Liverpool faithfuls and that it could have been different if not for Uruguayan football legend Diego Forlan, a former striker at Manchester United.
Alberto Aquilani talked about his time at Liverpool in an exclusive interview with The Guardian. According to him, his Liverpool career would have changed for the better if not for the goal from Diego Forlan.Alberto Aquilani joined Liverpool from Italian Serie A giants AS Roma in a £17.1m deal in the summer of 2009. Alberto Aquilani was signed as a replacement for Xabi Alonso, who had left for Spanish giants Real Madrid. Spanish international Xabi Alonso joined Real Madrid from Liverpool in the summer of 2009 and then Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez placed his faith in a certain Alberto Aquilani in his quest to replace the quality of a player like Alberto Aquilani.