Liverpool legend John Aldridge has claimed that he could not control his laughter after learning that defender Martin Skrtel have scored more goals than former Liverpool striker Fernando Torres this season. Torres has been struggling for form ever since he left Liverpool in 2011. He has managed just 19 league goals for Chelsea in more than 100 appearances. He is widely expected to leave Chelsea at the end of the campaign with the likes of Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid showing a lot of interest. Skrtel has been enjoying his best goal scoring season with Liverpool.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed that he is extremely happy with the way Slovakian defender Martin Skrtel has become a leader in the team after almost coming close to the exit door in the summer.
Skrtel fell out of favour with Brendan Rodgers last season and he rarely featured for the first-team. He was expected to leave the club in the summer with the likes of Napoli showing interest in him. He moved to Napoli would have reunited him with Rafa Benitez, who was the man who brought into Anfield in the first place.
The Slovakian international defender Martin Skrtel has extended his stay with the Merseyside club Liverpool after signing a new contract with the team. The future of the 27-year-old has been under intense speculation after the player admitted that he would like to move to a new team that offers Champions League football.
Liverpool last participated in the Premier European competition back in 2009. They are not favourites to finish in the top four this time around as well. As a result, the 27-year-old has been linked with a lot of clubs including the Champions Manchester city.
Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has been named as the Slovakian player of the year for the third time in his career.
Martin Skrtel currently plays for Liverpool as the first choice central defender.
Despite the presence of experienced Jamie Carragher in the squad, Martin Skrtel has been the first choice for Kenny Dalglish this season.
His exploits at the back of the Liverpool defence have not gone unnoticed, as he has won the Slovakian player of the year award. This is the third time he has won the award in his career, thus making it even more special.