Liverpool star Darwin Nunez It was revealed that the former sharp hunter of the Red Devils Luis Suarez gave him some valuable advice after his red card against Crystal Palace. Nunez revealed that the former Barcelona player urged him to be tougher and not fall into the trap of defenders.
Nunez, who signed the Merseysiders for a staggering £64m in the summer, was sent off on his Anfield debut on 15 August. The Uruguayan was red-faced from headbutting. Crystal Palace defender Joachim Andersen in a 1-1 draw in the Premier League, missing the next 3 matches because of a suspension.
Watching his compatriot lose his cool in his first home game, former Liverpool striker Suarez picked up the phone and gave Nunez invaluable advice. On ESPN, Nunez thanked Suarez for the gesture and revealed the advice he received from his idol. The striker said (via Independence):
“That’s a good thing because not many people will bother picking up the phone and texting you. I think his gestures are really important to me.
“Luis is a reference point, an idol everywhere in the world. I’m starting, I’m young, and he knows about all that because he played in the Premier League with Liverpool. “
“Luis told me that these things happen in every Premier League game, that they would come and find me, that they would bump into me, and that I needed to make myself strong and not repeat his depravity- up.
“He said, ‘Listen to an idiot like me’. I really appreciate that message and the favor he has shown me. “
The former Benfica striker has featured in 13 games for the Reds across all competitions, scoring six goals and one assist. On the other hand, Suarez was at Anfield for three and a half seasons, scoring 82 goals and providing 46 assists in 133 games across the league.
Darwin Nunez is on the scoreboard as Liverpool make their mark in round of 16
Liverpool host their group A rival Ajax in the fifth match in the Champions League on Wednesday night (October 26). Away from home, coach Jurgen Klopp’s army showed a confident performance, sealing a 3-0 victory. The victory lifted second-place Liverpool’s points to 12 after five games, ensuring they reached the last 16, with Napoli currently occupying the top spot thanks to a 100 per cent record in the league.
Darwin Nunez started the match in Amsterdam and led the attack with authority. He put his players on the field, made encouraging runs and scored the Reds’ second goal in the 49th minute. He picked the perfect time to connect with Andrew Robertson’s cross and headed his header. score from close range. In addition to the goal, Nunez made seven passes, touched the ball once, made four recoveries and won two duels.
Mohamed Salah (42nd minute) and Harvey Elliott (52nd minute) scored the other two goals for Liverpool.