Riise denies Liverpool link

03 November 2009 01:02
// A bit of a hack but it works// The article snippet is wrapped onto a second line, even when #article-sub is emptyif( $("div#article-sub").children().length == 0 ) {$("div#article-sub").remove();} Norwegian defender John Arne Riise has denied that he wants to leave Roma and return to Liverpool.[LNB] The former Reds left-back moved to Italy in June 2008 after a seven-year spell on Merseyside, and was reported to be hankering for the chance to come back to the club by a Sunday newspaper.[LNB]However, the Norway international has refuted the claim and said he is more than happy with the Giallorossi.[LNB]"I never said I want to return to Liverpool nor in England and I have never issued those statements," he said.[LNB]"I'm happy here and I want to stay at Roma."[LNB]The Italian outfit have made a poor start to the Serie A campaign and have only managed 14 points from 11 games so far.[LNB]Riise will be playing against his brother Bjorn Helge when Fulham travel to the Stadio Olimpico on Thursday in the Europa League.[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports