Liverpool’s new big-money signing Darwin Nunez says he’ll talk about the Reds with former hero Luis Suarez, describing him as a “actual reference” for him.
On Tuesday night, Liverpool confirmed the arrival of the 22-year-old, who accomplished an £85 million transfer from Benfica.
It is likely one of the most enjoyable items of enterprise of the Jurgen Klopp period, with Nunez seen as somebody who can spearhead the Reds’ assault for a few years to return.
Liverpool and particular Uruguayan strikers go hand-in-hand, with Suarez changing into an icon at Anfield between 2011 and 2014, standing as arguably the world’s greatest participant in 2013/14.
Chatting with LFCTV after sealing his transfer, Nunez admitted he would communicate to his compatriot in regards to the Reds and proceed to make use of him as a task mannequin.
“I’ve not had an opportunity to be in contact with him simply but,” mentioned Nunez.
“However I’m positive when all the pieces comes out on social media, I’ll give him a name or I’ll ship him a photograph that I’ve taken the place he’s there within the background, in an image.
“I’ll ship that to him and we’ll have a little bit of a chat and I’ll ask him plenty of questions so he can provide his help and assist.
“As a result of he’s an actual reference to me, he’s a Uruguayan footballer who made historical past at Liverpool.”
If Nunez can get pleasure from something just like the success his predecessor did at Liverpool – at the least on a private stage; Suarez solely received one League Cup throughout his time at Anfield – Klopp may have bagged himself one other gorgeous signing.
Comparisons between the pair can solely hamper the Reds’ latest arrival, nonetheless, and it’s important that he forges his personal path with out being judged in opposition to among the best gamers of his technology.
At 22, Nunez’s greatest years ought to solely be forward of him and he’s the proper alternative for Sadio Mane, taking on his central position and bringing a youthful vibrancy to Liverpool’s assault.
His performances in opposition to them actually counsel the Reds have a gem of their ranks, with the 11-time Uruguay worldwide scoring residence and away within the Champions League final season.