Liverpool fans go crazy about new signing Luis Diaz as they compare him to former Red hero
Liverpool fans have reacted to new signing Luis Diaz’s performance against Cardiff City as they compare him and former Red striker Luis Suarez.
Diaz who joined the Reds in the January transfer window for £37.5million made his debut for the club during the 3-1 win over Cardiff in the FA Cup.
The Columbia international replaced Curtis Jones in the 58th minute and it didn’t take him long to make an impact.
Within 10 minutes of coming off the bench, the 25-year-old gave an assist to Takumi Minamino to score Liverpool’s second goal of the game.
Diaz robbed the ball off Perry Ng on the byline before laying it off into the middle where the Japanese international arrived to finish.
Just before he delivered the ball into the box, Diaz did an astonishing skill which has led Liverpool fans to compare him to former striker Luis Suarez.
Liverpool fans took to social media to compare the Columbian to former Red icon Luis Suarez.
Some great footwork from Luis Díaz 🇨🇴 – first the recovery then the shimmy and last the assist.
Welcome to Anfield, Luchopic.twitter.com/PHheUhWX7v
— Nico Cantor (@Nicocantor1) February 6, 2022
One fan Tweeted: A touch of Luis Suarez in the Diaz assist, instant impact,’ with an emoji of the Colombia flag.
“Don’t think Diaz is getting enough credit for that Suarez-like assist.’ wrote another.
A third one added: ‘Luis Diaz. Bring the Luis Suarez debut vibes. Instantly. That byline quick feet and tricks. Jugador.’
Diaz needed a prolonged treatment after Cardiff’s Aden Flint accidentally caught him with his studs. he eventually got back to his feet and finished the game.
Jurgen Klopp has confirmed Diaz will be fine.
Speaking after the match, the Liverpool boss said: “He has a cut and a bruise – everybody told him ‘Welcome to England! But he is all good. All fine.
“He will have a scar there, he has a little bruise. I think he was lucky at that moment. I don’t think it will be anything serious.”
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