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“Everybody should remember that name” – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp heaps praise on ‘outstanding’ Arsenal star

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“Everybody should remember that name” – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp heaps praise on ‘outstanding’ Arsenal star

Liverpool manager Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has indicated that Arsenal forward Gabriel Martinelli is a player to watch out for in the future.

Liverpool secured their spot in the Carabao Cup final by beating the Gunners 2-0 in the second leg of their semi-final at the Emirates Stadium. A brace from  Diogo Jota was enough for Jurgen Klopp to reach his second League Cup final. The first leg at Anfield finished 0-0.

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Liverpool  will now face Chelsea in the final at Wembley Stadium on February 27.

However, it was not a straightforward evening for Liverpool and their right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold.

 

"Everybody should remember that name" - Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp heaps praise on 'outstanding' Arsenal star 3 Sportelo

 

Gabriel Martinelli troubled the English full-back throughout the game and on more occasions got the better of him as well.

Klopp heaped praise on the young Brazilian forward and said the following to Sky Sports after the game:

“Martinelli by the way, everybody should remember that name because he’s an outstanding player.”

Martinelli has shown glimpses of his talent in the absence of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Martinelli has now scored four goals and provided three assists in 20 appearances for the club across all competitions this season.

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Klopp also went on to praise Diogo Jota following his brace which confirmed the Reds’ ticket to the final of the Carabao Cup. The Liverpool manager said:

“We scored two wonderful goals. Jota, wow, on fire. It was super play. For the second, I don’t think too many people in the stadium saw Jota [making the run] but Trent did. Yes, great.

” [Our last final] was a long time ago, the mood in the dressing room at the moment is… yeah.”

In other news, Liverpool look to sign a new forward over the summer

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