It appears to be a standard theme amongst Liverpool stars that they’d a lot moderately have Darwin Nunez on their aspect than face the Uruguayan as soon as extra on the other aspect of the pitch.
Assembly the Uruguayan for the primary time as a fellow Pink, Joe Gomez admitted to the previous Penarol hitman that ‘you gave me a tough time!’ from their prior assembly within the Champions League quarter-finals in opposition to Benfica.
“He has a flip of tempo! I mentioned to him as quickly as I noticed him within the physio room ‘you gave me a tough time!’,” the Englishman instructed the Echo.
“He’s clearly an awesome participant and like the remainder of the brand new signings brings extra youth into the workforce and extra longevity.
“It’s thrilling instances and it’s a massive assertion from the membership to make such a giant signing on prime of the energy we have already got.”
Registering 38 objective contributions in 41 appearances throughout all competitions, followers may hardly blame Jurgen Klopp’s males for eager to share a dressing room with one in all Europe’s most promising attacking abilities.
Regardless of the efforts to mock our £64m man on-line, one has to have a specific amount of religion within the judgement exercised by Julian Ward and Co. in committing a big sum of money – probably a record-breaking charge – to bringing Nunez to Merseyside.
While the jury continues to be out on a earlier record-breaker in Naby Keita, it’s not possible to argue in opposition to the success the likes of Virgil van Dijk and Alisson Becker have loved beneath the previous Borussia Dortmund tactician following their strikes to L4.
Persistence might very effectively be the secret, although we’ve good purpose to consider that historical past will repeat itself in a optimistic method in that side too.