Liverpool followers have been given an thrilling perception into what they will count on from Darwin Nunez as soon as his switch is made official.
The Uruguay worldwide is broadly anticipated to be on his solution to Anfield imminently, with Fabrizio Romano giving unique perception to CaughtOffside as to when Reds followers can count on an announcement.
Nunez appears to be like like an thrilling addition to Jurgen Klopp’s squad after his outstanding type for Benfica final season, which noticed the 22-year-old discover the again of the web 34 instances in 41 video games in all competitions.
It appears Nunez appeared like an clearly excellent expertise even earlier in his profession, one among his former private trainers has advised Empire of the Kop.
Talking about Nunez’s growth throughout his time working with him at Penarol, Gabriel Gonzalez advised the Liverpool FC blog: “His evolution was spectacular. Let’s see, after they went to search for him in Artigas (town the place he lived) and took him to Penarol, he already stood out as a participant at 13 years previous.
“In Penarol from the U14s till reaching the First Division, his evolution was at all times very excellent.
“Over time he cast an ideal character, the lecturers and coaches contributed quite a bit within the formation of him as an individual and as a participant.
“I had Darwin Nunez within the U14s, U15s, and reserves.
“He was a really educated younger man, very disciplined, technically and bodily he stood out from the others.
“He lived in a metropolis removed from Montevideo; when he arrived in Montevideo, in Penarol, with out his dad and mom at first it was a bit troublesome to vary.
“You needed to comprise him quite a bit, discuss quite a bit with him. The change was very massive and really drastic. However he was getting used to it, adapting and soccer-wise he was enhancing.”
He added: “For me, he’s already among the finest strikers on the earth.
“In these years that he was in Almeria and Benfica, he improved quite a bit in all points, each bodily and soccer.
“He’s a really younger participant with spectacular qualities. I believe he’s a participant who has no ceiling!
“[By] having lecturers, coaches and teammates who make him really feel good, he can proceed to develop as a footballer. Unquestionably!”
What does Darwin Nunez Liverpool switch imply for Roberto Firmino?
Nunez definitely presents one thing completely different up entrance for Liverpool, although former LFC midfielder Michael Thomas advised us earlier this week that he nonetheless expects there to be a key position for Roberto Firmino in Klopp’s line up.
“Darwin Nunez has had a very good season for Benfica and all the highest groups are taking a look at him. He shall be an ideal signing,” Thomas advised CaughtOffside.
“He has tempo, power and may end, however let’s not neglect he can hyperlink up play. The one factor I’d say is that he’s not a participant of the identical ilk as a Firmino, who will choose it up, flip, and be capable of play the ball to the runners off him.
“It is going to be attention-grabbing to see how Klopp adjusts his ways to suit him in in the event that they do finalise a deal for him, however I believe there ought to nonetheless be a job for Firmino in there as properly as a result of nobody else can deliver the workforce what he does.
“I believe in Metropolis signing Haaland, they’ve a extra confirmed striker who might be much less of a big gamble, and I’m positive Liverpool would have bitten your fingers off for him.
“Sadio Mane leaving shall be an enormous blow and it will likely be all the way down to Luis Diaz to step up and contribute massively together with the opposite forwards within the workforce.”