Thiago responds to Barcelona return rumours after seeing Liverpool future called into question
The Spain international midfielder is a product of the famed La Masia academy system but has no immediate plans to retrace his steps
Thiago Alcantara claims to be paying no attention to the speculation suggesting that he could be lined up by Barcelona for a return to Camp Nou, with the Liverpool midfielder fully focused on events at Anfield.
The Spain international is a product of the famed La Masia academy system and made his senior breakthrough with La Liga heavyweights alongside current Barca boss Xavi.
Thiago has come back into contention over recent weeks, as a deaf ear is turned to the transfer talk, and he is hoping to enjoy an extended run without paying a visit to the treatment room.
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He added on his fitness problems: “We tried to avoid all the injury situations with hard work and our daily routines and we changed some things to make that not happen.”
Liverpool will play host to Porto in midweek with a spot in the last-16 of the Champions League already safely secured, meaning that Jurgen Klopp can shuffle his pack and get minutes into those on the fringes of his fold.