Liverpool are one of the best recruiters in the game. Michael Edwards and his team have earned a reputation for their astute transfer business. Before he took over the club made plenty of bad decisions. Ex-Red Andriy Voronin has opened up on his Liverpool stay.
Remember Andriy Voronin?
Back in 2007 Liverpool signed Andriy Voronin on a free transfer.
The Reds bagged the Ukraine international from Bayer Leverkusen.
At the time he had 40 caps for his country and had enjoyed spells at Cologne, Mainz and Borussia Moenchengladbach.
He was at the club for three years with a loan spell at Hertha Berlin in the middle of his stay.
Overall the froward made 40 appearances for the Reds in all competitions, scoring just six times.
Andriy Voronin on Liverpool stay
In January 2010 Andriy Voronin left Liverpool for Dynamo Moscow in a £4m deal.
Things never worked out for the Ukrainian at Anfield, he has opened up to Goal about his problems on Merseyside:
“Scouse. I understood almost nothing, my English wasn’t good anyway. When Carragher and Gerrard talked, I asked them to repeat it in English.
“Liverpool didn’t suit me as a city overall, even though it has a lot of history to offer, such as the Beatles. My father is a big fan of the band.
“When I told him I had signed with Liverpool, he started crying. I also couldn’t cope with the weather and the rhythm of the games without a winter break. I was just traveling and playing, which was very exhausting.”
What RTK has to say
Andriy Voronin flopped at Liverpool.
Though we don’t hold it against him. He was here for the start of the banter years.
Voronin flopped so that Paul Konchesky could flop, harder.