Haaland, who joined Metropolis from Borussia Dortmund for £51 million, made his aggressive debut for his new membership in a 3-1 defeat in opposition to the Reds within the Group Defend on July 30. The 22-year-old, although, didn’t impress in his first outing, lacking two clear alternatives.
Talking to The Occasions (through Anfield Watch), Van Dijk shared his two cents on the Norwegian after marking him for the whole recreation on Saturday. He lauded the Metropolis participant, saying:
“He (Haaland) will make defenders’ lives in England horrible. He’s so direct; he has every little thing; he can head the ball; he’s fast; we saved him at bay. He had possibly two possibilities, however aside from that, we did effectively collectively. I am not going to provide him an excessive amount of recommendation, however I feel he’ll know he has to concentrate on his personal recreation and never fear about what others should say.”
“There’s strain with others coming in for a giant price ticket. What are you able to do about that? You come right into a membership to carry out; the membership pays a giant switch charge; you possibly can’t management that. You need to maintain your head down, and on this case, rating as many targets for Manchester Metropolis as attainable. That is the identical for Darwin in our case, and, hopefully, we will see Darwin scoring extra.”
Nunez arrived at Anfield from Benfica in a deal value as much as £85 million. He obtained off to a superb begin with the Reds final weekend. After approaching as an alternative within the Group Defend, Nunez helped his staff earn a penalty and likewise scored a deft header on his debut.
Haaland netted 27 targets and supplied 5 assists in 29 video games for Borussia Dortmund final season. In the meantime, Nunez registered 34 targets and 4 assists in 41 outings for Benfica. Each strikers will hope to mild up the Premier League, coming off productive campaigns.
Roberto Firmino breaks silence on his Liverpool future
In accordance with the Liverpool Echo, striker Roberto Firmino has attracted a £19.5 million bid from Juventus this summer season, however the 30-year-old has put his Liverpool exit rumours to relaxation. Talking to TNT Sports activities Brasil, he mentioned:
“I like this staff, this metropolis and the followers. I am right here. I wish to keep, in fact.”
The Brazilian has registered 98 targets and 74 assists in 327 video games throughout competitions for Liverpool. He scored 11 targets and supplied 5 assists final season will hope for higher returns this time.