Former Aston Villa star Dion Dublin has heaped reward on Liverpool winger Luis Diaz, hailing the Colombian for taking the Premier League by storm. As per Dublin, solely Manchester United legend Eric Cantona loved as vivid a begin to life within the English top-flight as Diaz.
Luis Diaz, who moved to Anfield from FC Porto within the January switch window, has turn into certainly one of Jurgen Klopp’s most-preferred gamers. The Colombia worldwide has not often upset when referred to as into motion and produced one other vivid efficiency within the Reds’ FA Cup last win over Chelsea.
Dublin, who additionally plied his commerce at Manchester United, mentioned Diaz’s efficiency towards Chelsea and hailed his “wonderful” influence. Chatting with BBC’s Match of the Day (through HITC), he stated:
“They (Chelsea) didn’t understand how to deal with him (Diaz). Down Liverpool’s left and Chelsea’s proper. He was simply getting one on one towards Chalobah on a regular basis. Reece James was too far ahead. And he received the battle, however he simply didn’t get the end proper. Thwarted by Mendy just a few instances.”
“However he’s a terrific participant. I don’t know every other signing within the Premier League, probably Eric Cantona, who has hit the bottom operating like he has. Seems to be (each bit) like a Liverpool participant. It’s wonderful.”
Since becoming a member of the Reds, Diaz has featured in 24 video games, recording six objectives and 4 assists throughout competitions.
Luis Diaz has been Liverpool’s greatest participant in 2022
Mohamed Salah might have received the Writers’ Affiliation Males’s Footballer of the Yr (2021-22), however the Egyptian hasn’t been at his greatest in 2022. His accomplice Sadio Mane has been just a little higher however has not confirmed himself to be an unstoppable pressure in England or in Europe. Jota has endured a droop, whereas Roberto Firmino has both remained benched or handled accidents or sickness.
Regardless of coming from a unique league and in the midst of the season, Diaz has settled down seamlessly at Anfield. He’s lightning fast, works tirelessly, and at all times seems to carry his teammates into play.
His ending might not on top of things but, however that’s probably to enhance underneath Klopp’s eager eyes. The 25-year-old has already justified his €45million price ticket with quite a few memorable performances. The deal is more likely to get sweeter for the newly-crowned FA Cup winners sooner or later.