Premier League - Meireles: I'm no Judas
The midfielder made a surprise £12 million move from Anfield to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, shortly after handing in a transfer request.
"These are things that happen in football. I can only say good things about Liverpool, it was a fantastic year," Meireles told RTPN.
"People think I am a Judas and that it was because of the money. It was not because of that, I will explain it later, things are still fresh.
"It all happened very fast. I am not the only one to blame for my exit from Liverpool, but I will never stop loving the club and I have great friends there."