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Pepe Reina disappointed with Liverpool after exit

Pepe Reina disappointed with Liverpool after exit

Spanish goalkeeper Pepe Reina has blasted Liverpool after completing his move from Liverpool to Napoli. The shotstopper spent 8 years at Anfield before being replaced by former Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.

Reina, 30, was surprisingly allowed to quit Liverpool to move to Napoli this summer and decided to write a letter to club fans after his surprise exit.

"It's only natural I'd be disappointed Liverpool agreed to loan me to Napoli without telling me first. I thought I deserved better than that, even though I understand that difficult decisions have to be taken in football," he said.

"I told the manager that I wanted to play for Liverpool and that Barcelona would only become an option for me if the opportunity arrived, like the rumours said it would, as it would be a chance for me to go back home.

"A lot has been made about me informing the club that if an offer came in from Barcelona that I would have liked them to consider it.

"When it didn't come, I was happy to fight for my place so I was surprised that Liverpool decided it was in the club's interests to send me to Napoli instead."