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Liverpool told they have perfect Thiago replacement for Jurgen Klopp in the form of ‘dynamic’ star

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Liverpool told they have perfect Thiago replacement for Jurgen Klopp in the form of ‘dynamic’ star

The Reds already have a player “similar” to playmaker Thiago at the club, according to information sent to Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.

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The Spaniard has been sorely missed this season after having to miss several weeks of action with a hamstring injury. However, he has since returned to the team and started in the 2-1 Champions League victory over Ajax.

Klopp will not like to know about the midfield maestro’s injury history, but he has been informed of a replacement option he now has in his squad.

Arthur Melo joined Liverpool on loan on transfer deadline day and possesses similar attributes to Thiago according to former Reds full-back Fabio Aurelio

“I believe Arthur Melo is an interesting addition to this Liverpool squad,” Aurelio wrote on the club website. It’s obviously great the Brazilian legacy at Liverpool expands. I hope he has the same success as his compatriots.

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“From what I know about him, he should fit really well in Liverpool’s system. He’s a player that likes to constantly be in the game, touching the ball, controlling the pace of play, liking to be dynamic – similar to what Thiago likes to do in a sense.

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Arthur melo (photo by Getty images)

“Here in Brazil, the expectations for him were really high prior to his move to Europe. He couldn’t be in a better place to fulfil his potential than at Liverpool under this manager. Of course, he’ll need some time to adapt to the team and the Premier League.

“What I had to adjust to most was the intensity of the game. I had to learn to play more physical and think more quickly – without losing your technique, though. The pace can compromise your quality sometimes.”

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“His adaptation can be helped massively by the many Brazilians and Portuguese speakers in the squad. Your teammates are so important to the settling-in process, and Arthur can count on some great ones.”

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